The Planning Department manages the City's long range plans and develops ordinances and policies that implement these plans, and manages land development applications. Our mission is to shape the physical development of the City. We work closely with land developers and builders to ensure careful and thoughtful compliance with all City codes, policies and ordinances. In doing so, we help to establish safe and attractive residential neighborhoods and businesses.
Energy Poverty | noun, often attributive | ˈenərjē ˈpävərdē | is a lack of access to modern energy services.
Enacted in 2015, Berlin's "Mietpreisbremse" ordinance limits rent increases on some (but not all) apartments. According to this study, results have not been ideal.
The Southern California county has long been a pioneer in water management.
A novel initiative called Maryland SmartBuy aims to help those with student loan debt buy homes.