All posts tagged “community council

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Less, rather than more, housing

Earlier this year I wrote about the California housing bill (827) intended to dramatically increase housing supply around transit stations all across the state. Well that bill was rejected last month and the Los Angeles Times wrote this post post-mortem explaining why and how it… Read More

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Laneway suites are happening

Today I learned that Councillor Ana Bailão and Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon have put forward a motion to the June 13, 2017 Toronto and East York Community Council. It asks the Chief Planner and City Planning to undertake further public consultation and report back in Q1… Read More

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When the crowd builds a city

I’ve been following and checking out Kickstarter pretty much since the beginning. But it wasn’t until last night that I backed my first project.  After doing that, I immediately started thinking about urban projects that might be able to also get crowdfunded using Kickstarter. How… Read More