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Cities Don’t Need High-Rises to Become Affordable

“Density” is a word only an urban planner could love. To normal people it’s a synonym for “crowded.”

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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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Away from the bustle: Covid-19 and the end of commuterland

Robert Edwards and Mario Stephen have responded oddly to the coronavirus pandemic and the crash in high-street spending that it has caused. They have opened a hair salon. Although both men trained and worked for years in London, their new salon is in Hitchin, a town of some 35,000 people that is 50km north of […]

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September 28, 2020
Housing
Cities Don’t Need High-Rises to Become Affordable

“Density” is a word only an urban planner could love. To normal people it’s a synonym for “crowded.”

September 23, 2020
Economic Development Land Use Urban Planning
Funding Programs Announcement

                FISCAL YEAR 2021 Funding Programs Announcement The Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC) provides resources directly to its communities and partners across the region. We are pleased to announce this year’s opportunities, totaling approximately $45 million in funding and technical assistance. As the first step, interested applicants should […]

September 17, 2020
Policy/Legislative
The Hypocrisies and Troubles of Local Control

Given President Trump’s proclivity for lurching haphazardly from issue to issue, it might come as a surprise that the president has sustained a steady interest in federal fair housing policy over the past several months—or at least in its value to his re-election campaign. It all started with a presidential Twitter rant about the perceived threat presented  by […]

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