Activists fear that big-project zoning change would ignore LA's poor – Los Angeles Times
Activists fear that big-project zoning change would ignore LA's poorLos Angeles TimesPlanning officials said that under the alternative process, big developments would still need to be vetted by the city planning commission and approved by the City Council and would also have to submit an environmental impact report, in addition to …and more »
New home sales leapt in December (Money)
December's gain closes out a strong year for the housing market.
Affordable Housing Shortage Examined
The need for more affordable housing in the Inland Empire, and possible policy solutions, will be discussed in a seminar presented Feb. 18 by the UC Riverside Center for Sustainable Suburban Development.
Interest on provincial loan to balance budget a mystery – Toronto Sun
Toronto SunInterest on provincial loan to balance budget a mysteryToronto SunFinance ministry spokesman Kelsey Ingram said the province stands by its decision to offer the line of credit to the city, adding that since 2003 Ontario has invested $600 million in affordable housing in Toronto. “Ontario is committed to working with …and more »