This week we discussed the many ways we can revitalize our neighborhoods through creative approaches to housing and development.
Could a new type of municipal bond help renters and homeowners find common ground in their housing priorities?
A vacant house becomes a resource and community space for immigrants, visitors and neighbors.
In this episode, Chuck and Kea discuss several audience-submitted questions on topics ranging from TIF and bonds to historic preservation to how to campaign on a Strong Towns platform.
On the Eastside of Olympia, WA, one Strong Towns member has helped to lead a series of neighborhood events in response to crime concerns.
Watch this video to learn how to become a small developer, why small development is important and how community leaders can advocate for better development in their communities.
Because it shouldn’t be this hard.
How can city governments and neighborhood groups work together effectively to make their town stronger?
Multigenerational housing is on the rise. What does it mean for our families and our cities?
In Akron, Ohio, local leaders are taking steps to ensure that vacant spaces can be filled and new businesses can thrive.
In 2015, Utah made major headlines for “solving homelessness.” What does that look like today and can this model be applied elsewhere?
Housing policy is a difficult puzzle because we want it to accomplish so many competing objectives simultaneously.
Chuck and Rachel discuss Strong Towns' role in CNU26, including live podcast recordings, an interactive debate, a Strong Towns 101 presentation and a meet-up.
By choosing to rehab and rent the homes in the worst condition, these developers are helping low income neighborhoods find a new future.
You can’t build a space for cars, then claim it is “pedestrian friendly” because of a couple design features.
This week we considered the merits of several different sorts of development — from big box stores to infrastructure to housing.
Strong Towns member Justin Golbabai led his town toward a victory in reducing parking minimum laws.
Sure, Wal-Marts bring in some sales tax revenue, but that’s a far lower value to your city than you might think.
After exhausting what seemed like every option in our quest to buy a rental property in a poor neighborhood, it was time to change course.
Kea Wilson shares the highs, the lows and everything in between about her new experiences as a small scale developer.