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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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This research is related to the improvement of the revitalization of the old municipal areas and the features of speedy urban growth, and sustained by observing at the current variations in urban renewal approaches in Local Government System at Punjab level.
This is a great opportunity for Makati to undertake 'urban renewal' for middle and working class neighborhoods like it did for the high-end residential development around the CBD.
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The Eugene Riverfront Urban Renewal District spans about 178 acres between Franklin Boulevard and the south bank of the Willamette River, from the Ferry Street Bridge east past Walnut Street.
Many consider the term urban renewal to be misleading.
The City and JRA, he contends, are stretching the definition of public use under urban renewal statutes by pledging the City's credit to back up bonds for the hotel.
McGrath, who served the city during the height of urban renewal.
The QCDA will have the power to purchase privately owned land for use in housing development or resettlement as well as for urban renewal projects.
Furthermore, the demolition works in China's current urban renewal are to a large extent without distinction.
The collapsing moment was caught on tape by cameraman who was preparing news about urban renewal works in Bitlis.
In general, though, studies of urban renewal have focused on a single city, on national developments or narrowly on planning ideology.
Sivaramakrishnan (research professor and chair, Centre for Policy Research, India and former advisor, World Bank) explores the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission from its beginnings to its present day status.

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