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[Some cities] argue that neighborhoods can hit a tipping point at which the number of renters pushes down housing values, decreases property upkeep, and negatively affects community involvement. But opponents say there hasn’t been much study of those assumptions, and limiting rentals creates its own problems.

[Some cities] argue that neighborhoods can hit a tipping point at which the number of renters pushes down housing values, decreases property upkeep, and negatively affects community involvement. But opponents say there hasn’t been much study of those assumptions, and limiting rentals creates its own problems.

Source: thefiscaltimes.com

studio630:

How a Village Became a Hub for Resilience and Rock & Roll
“In the tiny former mill town of Saxapahaw, North Carolina, is a gas station that is working hard on becoming more sustainable. And that’s just one of the exciting, green and innovative things going on in this rural community that is working toward resilience in its truest sense. From local food to biofuels to renewable energy to serious rock and roll, a village that was once considered a bit of a backwater…has become a hub for a new way of doing things.”

studio630:

How a Village Became a Hub for Resilience and Rock & Roll

“In the tiny former mill town of Saxapahaw, North Carolina, is a gas station that is working hard on becoming more sustainable. And that’s just one of the exciting, green and innovative things going on in this rural community that is working toward resilience in its truest sense. From local food to biofuels to renewable energy to serious rock and roll, a village that was once considered a bit of a backwater…has become a hub for a new way of doing things.”

Source: treehugger.com

A recent poll finds that people are more likely to be happy where they live if that place is 1) beautiful; 2) clean; and 3) safe [click on the photo above for the full article].
Do you agree? What else about the place where you live makes you happy to reside there?

A recent poll finds that people are more likely to be happy where they live if that place is 1) beautiful; 2) clean; and 3) safe [click on the photo above for the full article].

Do you agree? What else about the place where you live makes you happy to reside there?

Source: theatlanticcities.com

HBTV: HERE COMES THE NEIGHBORHOOD - Vol 1.1 "Introducing the Walls" from HBTV on Vimeo.

jacquelinefreeman:

HERE COMES TO NEIGHBORHOOD. VOLUME 1.1

A series documenting public art and the urbanization of the city. Displaying the way in which they seek to improve the appearance of the city of Wynwood Miami.

Source: jacquelinefreeman

If you’re not writing emails, if you’re not making phone calls, someone else is, and they are setting the agenda.

Source: willzager

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