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urban renewal

Redevelopment of deteriorated and underutilized urban properties, often through the provision of tax incentives, low-interest-rate bond money for loans, and government investment in infrastructure improvements such as roads and public parks in order to spur development.

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Many of the city's public improvements on the EWEB property are expected to be paid for by property taxpayers through the city's Riverfront Urban Renewal District.
Urban Renewal provides free pick-up in the region and can help you organize a collection event.
Review of literature helped to capture the fundamental theoretical understanding of urban renewal, building lifespan and sustainable construction.
He argues that popular protest in Toronto against urban renewal order produced neither a conservative backlash, nor short-lived experiments with advocacy planning.
Urban renewal debates in Berlin at the beginning of the 1990s represented the ideals of careful urban renewal.
Fullilove's work documents how urban renewal, combined with crime and violence, have shredded the social and economic structure of African Americans and compounded the trauma of the individual and the collective mental health of our communities.
The beauty of urban renewal is that it can amplify private sector demand rather than simply redistribute a fixed sum, essentially creating a multiplier effect, as government spending encourages individuals and companies to make investments they otherwise would not have considered.
The sellers were the Urban Renewal Agency of North Little Rock, $184,000 in September 1977, and Thomas Rooney and Joe Lester, $245,000 in January 1980.
But it is fully articulated in The Slaughter of the Cities: Urban Renewal as Ethnic Cleansing, by E.
Members of Warrington's Neighbourhood Services scrutiny advisory group is looking into the effectiveness of the three urban renewal areas operating in the town, two at Fairfield and one in Latchford.
For the second of our special give-aways this week, we have three pairs of tickets for an evening of slick sounds courtesy of Urban Renewal at the Tivoli Theatre.
The awards also recognised the achievements of eight other firms which work on Urban Renewal home improvement schemes.

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