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11th July 2018

Volume 55, Issue 10 (August 2018) now available online

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9th July 2018

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UN forum spotlights cities, where struggle for sustainability ‘will be won or lost’

13 Jul 2018, 7:09 p.m.

Through the inherently integrated nature of urban development, the 11th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) impacts a wide range of 2030 ...

How Afghanistan’s urban gardens are changing women’s lives: Credit © AFP

13 Jul 2018, 7:01 p.m.

JALALABAD (AFGHANISTAN) (AFP) It may look like they’re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens ...

New York City is the first city to report on global sustainability goals. It shouldn’t be the last.

13 Jul 2018, noon

Other cities can—and should—follow New York's lead in aligning the SDGs with local priorities and tracking and publicly reporting on ...


13 Jul 2018, 4 a.m.

Matthew Chingos, director of the Urban Institute’s Education Policy Program, testified before the Council of the District of Columbia about ...

How the Tax Cut and Jobs Act puts affordable housing production at risk

12 Jul 2018, 6 p.m.

As rents rise and incomes stagnate, changes in the LIHTC program’s production could have serious consequences for the communities dependent ...

World Cities’ Summit advocates inclusive city planning

12 Jul 2018, 1:32 p.m.

Nairobi, 12 July 2018 – As urbanization gathers pace globally cities are becoming not only centres for commerce, industry and ...

The Low Income Housing Tax Credit: How It Works and Who It Serves

12 Jul 2018, 4 a.m.

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is a complex but crucial tool for the production and preservation of affordable rental ...

Technical Documentation for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit: Past Achievements, Future Challenges

12 Jul 2018, 4 a.m.

This report describes how we used data from the National Housing Preservation Database (NHPD) to explore the importance of the ...

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Understanding the role of life events on residential mobility for low-income, subsidised households

Blog by Ruoniu Wang, Rebecca Walter, Abdulnaser Arafat and Jie Song

22nd June 2018

Blog post examining the relationship between life events and residential mobility for low-income families in ... Read More


Spatial structure and labor productivity: Evidence from prefectures in China

Blog by Wan Li, Bindong Sun and Tinglin Zhang

6th June 2018

A blog examining evidence for the role morphological monocentricity plays in enhancing productivity in China Read More


The illicit side of urban development: Corruption and organised crime in the field of urban planning

Blog by Francesco Chiodelli

16th May 2018

A blog on corruption in the planning domain and the illicit side of urban development Read More


Mixed neighbourhoods and native out-mobility in the Oslo region: the importance of parenthood

Blog by Terje Wessel and Viggo Nordvik

9th May 2018

Are native parents in the Oslo area prone to leave neighbourhoods with a high share ... Read More