Webinar Summary: ULI members pride themselves in revitalizing declining communities. But too often the current residents and businesses of newly “hot” areas get left out or pushed out. This “winners and losers” scenario often affects Black and Brown people the most. This program explores the historic precedents of racism in land use, the lingering effects today, and offers best practices and case studies in equitable development to help change the trajectory of our communities and future decision-making. Speakers share real projects and strategies to inform developers, land use professionals, policy makers, commercial lenders, and others on reducing harm and improving equity through our land use and development decisions.
The 2021 virtual event focuses on the nexus of infrastructure, housing, and equity. As the US begins to emerge from a tumultuous year, Congress debates an infrastructure package, and communities increasingly shift their focus to recovery, it is impo...
What makes one park high quality and another a disappointment? Across the country, cities as well as parks and recreation departments are seeking to articulate what “high quality” means. This report presents a framework for park quality that can help...
Flooding is the most expensive and common natural disaster in the United States, and managing flood risk is critical to protecting homes, local and regional economies, and community well-being. On Safer Ground: Floodplain Buyouts and Community Resili...