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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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Eco-equation was sponsored by the Urban Renovation Authority of Pittsburgh Green and Screen program.
The second sizeable boost to urban renovation would be abolition of the ceiling that obliged member states to spend no more than 4% of the ERDF budget for thermal renovation of social housing and the development of renewable energy.
In four chapters, the author examines a wide variety of popular diversions--bullfights, theater, street entertainment, religious festivals, fiestas, drinking, pelota (a forerunner of jai-alai)--and urban renovation.
Urban renovation also presents unique physical challenges-higher construction costs, small lot sizes, and outmoded site plans.
(TAP) -The Agency of Rehabilitation and Urban Renovation (French: ARRU) will launch in July 2019, the second generation of its programme of residential neighbourhoods' rehabilitation and integration which will span the 2019-2023 period, announced Wednesday its Deputy Director General Hatem Yahyaoui.
A comprehensive urban renovation project in Moscow would, if it goes as planned, create a massive oversupply of housing in the region and could force most of the housebuilders to quit the Moscow market in the long-term.
The cabinet approved urban renovation of Deraz, Bani Jamrah, Al-Marakh and Barbar through the Urban Development Plan by setting up more parks, squares, stadiums, markets, car parks and children fun parks as well as taking care of archaeological sites.
The Rome of Pope Paschal I: Papal Power, Urban Renovation, Church Rebuilding and Relic Translation, 817-824 by Caroline J.
He congratulated the UN official on the royal honour which acknowledges her efforts to promote human development and urban renovation in the world.
The Commission attaches special importance to the fact that the scheme notified forms an integral part of a broader programme of urban renovation, providing for action on urban planning and development, transport, public infrastructure, education, social integration, etc.

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