This section focuses on recent developments in community revitalization. Topics include urban development, housing and zoning, public-private partnerships, land-use planning, rural development, and international development. Other subjects featured include social capacity, community building, problem-solving studies, cultural rebirth, community renewal, reinvestment, wealth creation, grassroots organizing, neighborhood and park preservation, and resource maintenance. Timely issues such as affordable housing, suburban sprawl, gentrification, and sustainable development are also covered.
Although the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted 27 years ago, many small businesses still struggle to make their storefronts ADA-compliant. The necessary upgrades are often cost-prohibitive.