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Does Building New Housing Reduce Overall Housing Costs?

There are other factors that are acknowledged as well, such as the price of land, the cost of building materials, the shortage of construction labor, and the cost of financing (low) which drives up demand. But it seems that everyone is focused on the lack of production.

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The Utah Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Utah) is a non-profit organization of professionals, planning officials and citizen planners who serve Utah’s communities in many ways, at all levels of government, in the private sector, universities and colleges, and not-for-profit organizations. Membership is also represented by academics, students and retired professionals.

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Layton Forward – Layton City’s Comprehensive General Plan Update

Participants responded to a survey with images comparing standard subdivisions to neighborhoods with variety and amenities, and options for mixed-use town centers and corridors.

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February 25, 2021
Policy/Legislative
WFRC Governmental Affairs Update

Infrastructure Bill Released H.B.433 (Amendments Related to Infrastructure Funding) (Rep. Mike Schultz) With a mere seven legislative days left (so few and yet so many), the long-awaited infrastructure funding bill HB433 is out. The bill authorizes nearly $2.3 billion in investments in state roads, public transportation, active transportation, and outdoor recreation, through a combination of the […]

February 25, 2021
Policy/Legislative Urban Planning
Campus Mobility Hub Study – APAUT Award Winner

Mobility hubs are a new and emerging trend in the US. The Campus Mobility Hub Study pioneered how mobility hubs can be researched, sited, programmed, funded, designed, and developed. The Stakeholder Group included the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, the Veteran’s Administration, the Utah Transit Authority, Wasatch Front Regional Council, and Utah Department of […]

February 25, 2021
Policy/Legislative
Does Building New Housing Reduce Overall Housing Costs?

There are other factors that are acknowledged as well, such as the price of land, the cost of building materials, the shortage of construction labor, and the cost of financing (low) which drives up demand. But it seems that everyone is focused on the lack of production.

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UTA adopts first-ever 5-year service plan »

Published by Salt Lake Tribune on February 24, 2021

Church, city reshape neighborhood with Operation MyHometown »

Published by Deseret News on February 24, 2021

UDOT postpones $40 million I-15 project in Davis County »

Published by Standard Examiner on February 23, 2021

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