Building on its earlier series of executive orders on advancing racial equity and supporting underserved communities (EO 13985 and 14091), the Biden administration has announced a series of interagency actions and principles to strengthen equitable urban development. The proposed actions address federal infrastructure investment, land use, housing, and regional planning policies.
Author: LOCUS Admin
The Biden Administration showcased its intentions to embed equity throughout the federal government with the recent release of the first-ever Equity Actions Plans for over 90 federal agencies. The plans detail department-specific goals and operational priorities to improve the delivery of equitable outcomes for all Americans through systemic reforms and investments in historically underserved communities. … Continued
Pathways to Opportunity will showcase dozens of equitable development and smart growth investment opportunities ready to break ground across Chicagoland.
Do you know a real estate developer, investor, company, or project creating great walkable places and demonstrating exemplary public leadership to advance smart growth development? If so, nominate them for the 2020 LOCUS National Leadership Awards!
As communities across the country battle COVID-19, LOCUS is committed to providing our members and supporters with timely updates and transparent resources that help keep your communities, families, and businesses safe and resilient.
On Tuesday, February 18, LOCUS and Smart Growth America are launching the National Opportunity Zones Marketplace to facilitate and spur equitable smart growth development across the country, with a focus on Opportunity Zones.
LOCUS Massachusetts supports Governor Charlie Baker’s continued leadership on the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI).
LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s LOCUS Leadership Awards for Project of the Year, Company of the Year, and the Richard Baron Affordable Housing Award. Winners were announced at the LOCUS President’s Reception and Awards Dinner during the 2019 LOCUS Leadership Summit: Opportunity Rising on Sunday, June 23, 2019 in Arlington, VA.
This year, LOCUS received a record number of nominations for the 2019 LOCUS Leadership Awards. Together, eight finalists have been selected in the Company of the Year, Project of the Year, and Richard Baron Affordable Housing Award categories.
How can cities and towns maximize the positive impact of their Opportunity Zones? The answer is different for every community, and that’s why LOCUS and Smart Growth America are offering tailored technical assistance to six Massachusetts communities in the first-of-its-kind Massachusetts Opportunity Zones Academy.