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New Oregon Legislation Eliminates Single-Family Zoning

Oregon is taking a big leap in an effort to mitigate the housing crisis and support affordable housing in popular cities. Here is what you need to know about the ...
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Top 10 Public Administration books to Read on 'National Read a Book ...

When was the last time you had a big idea about change? One way to stop and rethink your approach is to read books about the public good. Since September 6 is “National ...
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The One Thing That Will Transform Your World

We’ve all been there before - attempting to accomplish tasks on a to-do list that seems to never end. While we all strive for productivity and better focus on the job, ...
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Colorado and the Affordable Housing Crisis

Colorado’s middle class is dwindling and it's due to the lack of affordable housing in the state, according to a study published by the Bell Policy Center. Plaguing ...
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Want to Change the World? Start with a TED talk

In less than 18 minutes you can change your world. Sounds crazy, right? That’s what TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is attempting to accomplish. Founded in ...
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Tiny Homes: A Solution for Homelessness

With the accelerated growth of the housing market over the past five years, the unspoken truth is the rise of the homeless population within cities across the United ...
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Zero-Waste Cities: New Ideas From Urban Spaces

According to the United States EPA, an average individual in the United States creates 4.48 pounds of solid waste material per day, containing everyday items like paper, ...
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TX HB 852 Mandates Changes in Residential Permit Fees

Often when new legislation is passed municipalities have little time to make adjustments before it goes into effect.  Additionally, some municipalities may not be ...
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The Amazing Race of Population Growth

There are approximately 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States and the District of Columbia. With over 3,000 counties it can be nearly impossible to ...
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