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Information to enhance and create ‘environments’ with short and long term generational goals that benefit and strengthen the human-nature interdependence. I call it the human element.
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New Report: Transport Determines Housing Affordability | TheCityFix

New Report: Transport Determines Housing Affordability | TheCityFix | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

The District of Columbia Office of Planning, in cooperation with the Chicago-based Center for Neighborhood Technology, released a study that found transportation costs range from $8,500 to $25,000 per household in the D.C. region. The report, ”H+T in DC: Housing + Transportation Affordability in Washington, DC,” investigates how neighborhood characteristics, such as proximity to jobs and access to transit, vary across the region and affect household transportation costs.

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Live/Work/Walk: Removing Obstacles to Investment | Congress for the New Urbanism

Live/Work/Walk: Removing Obstacles to Investment | Congress for the New Urbanism | Restorative Developments | Scoop.it

Before FHA was created in 1934, residential-commercial districts were quite common. Traditional streets composed of a mix of commercial and housing - i.e., Main Streets - were common partly because lenders appreciated that risk was spread over different types of real estate. For example, a flower shop with an apartment above provided two sources of income. One might perform well when the other was not.

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