Housing http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Learning to share http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share <div class="field-deck"> The sharing economy offers cities new partnerships and benefits, but some have had trouble in adapting to the model </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sharing economy offers cities new partnerships and benefits, but some have had trouble in adapting to the model.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share#comments Economic Development Public Transit Housing Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:11:00 +0000 81771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Photo courtesy of Lyft.</p> How U.S. cities can finance resilient and equitable infrastructure http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-us-cities-can-finance-resilient-and-equitable-infrastructure <div class="node-body blog-body">Infrastructure finance expert Jen Mayer explains how cities can finance resilient and equitable infrastructure, even if the federal infrastructure program doesn't bring in much cash. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-us-cities-can-finance-resilient-and-equitable-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-us-cities-can-finance-resilient-and-equitable-infrastructure#comments Housing Roadways Viewpoints Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:52:00 +0000 81561 at http://americancityandcounty.com American City & County's 2017 Crown Communities Awards http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/american-city-countys-2017-crown-communities-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Each year American City & County honors new impactful and innovative public projects that communities across the nation completed with the Crown Community awards. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/american-city-countys-2017-crown-communities-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/bonus-content/american-city-countys-2017-crown-communities-awards#comments Economic Development Green Building Fire GIS & GPS Housing Law Enforcement Bonus Content Wed, 03 Jan 2018 17:09:00 +0000 80561 at http://americancityandcounty.com Helping our heroes http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/helping-our-heroes <div class="field-deck"> Communities across the country are working to help veterans address issues of mental health and homelessness with creativity and compassion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Communities across the country are working to help veterans address issues of mental health and homelessness with creativity and compassion.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/helping-our-heroes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/helping-our-heroes#comments Health & Welfare Housing Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:13:00 +0000 78541 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The interior of one of the Potter&rsquo;s Lane&rsquo;s 16 studios. Each studio is fully equipped and constructed from three shipping containers. Image via Potter&#39;s Lane.</p> Seattle creates nation's first renters' commission http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/seattle-creates-nations-first-renters-commission <div class="node-body article-body">In a national first, the Seattle government has created a renters' commission to advocate for renter-related laws in the city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/seattle-creates-nations-first-renters-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/seattle-creates-nations-first-renters-commission#comments Housing Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:37:00 +0000 76821 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Lothlorien Apartments in Seattle&#39;s University District. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Seattle_-_Lothlorien_Apartments_01.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Seattle approves 30-year bond for building affordable housing http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/seattle-approves-30-year-bond-building-affordable-housing <div class="node-body article-body">The Seattle City Council has approved a $29 million, 30-year bond to spend on affordable housing. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/seattle-approves-30-year-bond-building-affordable-housing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/seattle-approves-30-year-bond-building-affordable-housing#comments Housing Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:01:00 +0000 74691 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Houses in Seattle&#39;s Queen Anne neighborhood. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Seattle_-_houses_on_southwest_Queen_Anne_Hill_01.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Maximizing results in government real estate auctions http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-results-government-real-estate-auctions <div class="node-body blog-body">Lee Leslie and Adrian Strelzow of Ten-X discuss the advantages of online public real estate auctions.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-results-government-real-estate-auctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/maximizing-results-government-real-estate-auctions#comments Economic Development Housing Viewpoints Wed, 09 Nov 2016 20:56:00 +0000 74431 at http://americancityandcounty.com Housing the homeless http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/housing-homeless <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Ebi, Smart Cities Council </div> <div class="field-deck"> Governments are eliminating homelessness with a solution that sounds too simple to work. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By giving homes to the homeless unconditionally cities and states are seeing remarkable results. However, these programs are often viewed with skepticism despite their successes. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/housing-homeless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/housing-homeless#comments Housing Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:23:00 +0000 74201 at http://americancityandcounty.com Utah nearly eliminates homelessness with solution that sounds too simple to work http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/utah-nearly-eliminates-homelessness-solution-sounds-too-simple-work <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, editor of the Smart Cities Council’s publications explains how Utah has done away with homelessness by giving the housing the state's homeless population.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/utah-nearly-eliminates-homelessness-solution-sounds-too-simple-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/utah-nearly-eliminates-homelessness-solution-sounds-too-simple-work#comments Smart Cities Council Housing Smart Cities Viewpoints Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:00:00 +0000 73051 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Utah state capitol. Image via <a href="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/be/Congr%C3%A8s_de_l%27Utah.JPG/800px-Congr%C3%A8s_de_l%27Utah.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Why public housing authorities need technology for costs and customer service http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-public-housing-authorities-need-technology-costs-and-customer-service <div class="node-body blog-body">Knoxville's Community Development Corporation IT & Procurement Director Terry McKee explains the areas in which public housing authorities can most benefit from employing technology in their operations.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-public-housing-authorities-need-technology-costs-and-customer-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-public-housing-authorities-need-technology-costs-and-customer-service#comments Housing Viewpoints Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:36:00 +0000 72561 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Terry McKee.</p>