Category Archives: Affordable Housing

Resiliency Panel Report Available – Arch Creek Basin, Miami

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With over 84 miles of coastline and a population of 2.6 million people, Miami-Dade County is one of the most vulnerable areas to sea level rise in the country. Many parts of the County are already regularly experiencing flooding due to low elevations and drainage problems, and the County is vulnerable to extreme weather events that could include catastrophic winds and storm surge. South Florida’s porous substrate also makes traditional defenses, such as levees, less effective for managing groundwater levels and flooding. Miami-Dade County invited ULI to study the Arch … Read More

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There’s No single Solution for Lack of Affordable Housing

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Local governments could make building permit processes more efficient, panelists said. A complete set of public policies is more likely than a solitary solution to expand the availability of affordable housing, a director of the Urban Land Institute said during a panel presentation Wednesday in Miami. “There is no one policy tool that in and of itself is going to make a dramatic difference on this problem,” said Stockton Williams, executive director of ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing. “The good news is a number of cities are starting to put … Read More

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Bank of America Announces ULI as a 2016 Community Development Grant Recipient

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Strong, vibrant neighborhoods are foundational to the overall economic health of our community. Yet, we know that particularly in low-to-moderate income areas, people struggle to access affordable housing and continuous revitalization of these neighborhoods is needed to create a better living environment for individuals and families. While South Florida boasts some of the best places to live, more work needs to be done to ensure a healthy ratio exists between cost of living and the availability of skilled-jobs and the wages they pay. We believe strongly that community revitalization is … Read More

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