Urban renewal
Urban renewal is a program of land redevelopment in areas of moderate to high density urban land use. Renewal has had both successes and failures. Its modern incarnation began in the late 19th centur...
Redlining
Redlining is the practice of, in the United States, denying, or charging more for, services such as banking, insurance, access to health care, or even supermarkets, or denying jobs to residents in pa...
Public housing
Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local. Social housing is an umbrella term referring to rental housing whic...
Ramsden Estate (Orpington)
The Ramsden Estate is a council estate in Orpington, South East London part of the London Borough of Bromley. It was built in the 1950s after the boom in council housing developed after World War II.T...
Seward Park Urban Renewal Area
Essex Crossing is a planned mixed-use development in New York City's Lower East Side, Manhattan neighborhood, part of the existing area known as the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA). The develop...
Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores
The Instituto del Fondo Nacional de la Vivienda para los Trabajadores (Infonavit) is the Mexican federal institute for worker’s housing, founded in 1972, and located at Barranca del Muerto 280, in Mex...
Vestia (public housing organization)
Vestia, formally Stichting Vestia Groep is the largest public housing corporation (Dutch: Woningcorporatie) in the Netherlands, which is headquartered in Rotterdam. The corporation owns (and rents...
Pleasant Hill, Saskatoon
Pleasant Hill is a neighbourhood of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The Governments are undertaking a major re-vitalization project of Pleasant Hill. $3.5 million is being invested in the business, ...
Old Industrial Buildings Revitalization in Hong Kong
Old industrial buildings revitalisation was proposed in the 2009-2010 Policy address of Hong Kong. It aims to redevelop unused and affordable industrial buildings into space for new businesses, especi...
Irish Council for Social Housing
The Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) is a national social housing federation representing over 300 housing associations across Ireland. As a representative organisation the ICSH works with stat...
Cingapura project
The Cingapura project is a low-cost housing initiative in São Paulo, Brazil. It is designed to try to move the poor population from favelas (shanty towns), where one quarter of people in São Paulo now...
New Community Corporation
New Community Corporation (NCC) is a not-for-profit community development corporation based in Newark, New Jersey. It is recognized by urban development analysts as one of the largest and most divers...
Kensington Renewal Initiative
The Kensington Renewal Initiative (KRI) is a Philadelphia-based advocacy and community development organization founded by film director, Jamie Moffett. KRI was established to create a program model ...
Jack Meltzer
Jack Meltzer (August 21, 1921 – May 5, 2010) was a leading figureof urban renewal during the 1950s and 1960s primarily in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the SouthSide of Chicago, Illinois. He was one o...
Regent Park Revitalization Plan
The Regent Park Revitalization Plan is an initiative that began in 2005 by the City of Toronto with fellow development, government and community partners, with the focus of rebuilding the neighbourhoo...
New Frankfurt
New Frankfurt (in German, Neues Frankfurt) was an affordable public housing program in Frankfurt started in 1925 and completed in 1930. It was also the name of the accompanying magazine that was publi...
Housing Authority of Fiji
The Housing Authority of Fiji is in the business of providing homes to the people of Fiji. The authority sells fully serviced residential lots and offers residential mortgage loans for residential pur...
Environmental racism
Environmental racism is placement of low-income or minority communities in proximity of environmentally hazardous or degraded environments, such as toxic waste, pollution and urban decay. While there ...
Valnalón
VALNALON (Ciudad Industrial del Valle del Nalón, S.A.U.) was created by the Department for Industry and Labour of the Government of the Principality of Asturias, Spain in 1987. The goal is to design a...
Race and health
Race and health refers to the relationship between individual health and one's race and ethnicity. Differences in health status, health outcomes, life expectancy, and many other indicators of health i...
Dōjunkai
Dōjunkai (shinjitai: 同潤会, kyūjitai: 同潤會) was a corporation set up a year after the 1923 Kantō earthquake to provide reinforced concrete (and thus earthquake- and fire-resistant) collective housing in ...
Gentrification
Gentrification is any facet of urban renewal that inevitably leads to displacement of the occupying demographic. This is a common and widespread controversial topic and term in urban planning.It refe...
Manhattantown
Manhattantown, now known as Park West Village or West Park Apartments, was a massive urban renewal project in the Bloomingdale District section of New York City west of Central Park. It was funded by ...