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Addressing affordable housing needs isn’t easy and can’t be done in a vacuum. Instead, it’s got to be a coordinated effort that includes neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and planning and zoning. See how czb helped the City of Midland, Michigan, map the path forward.
At czb, we believe in practicing what we call “urban truth-telling.” In order to solve a communities problems, it’s important to begin with a realistic view of current conditions. See how we did exactly that in Waynesboro, Virginia—and helped elected officials come to grips with the facts.
Urban truth-telling, community engagement, and transparency are baked into the way czb approaches every project. As we prepare to release our comprehensive plan for Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania, see how we brought those values to bear on our work there.
Our methods are data-driven. When the data reveals the issues, a community must come together to \map the path forward, prioritize the response, and support those priorities with real dollars.
Our analysis found that Waynesboro, Virginia, is at a crossroads. We’ll help them put a plan in place to move past the crossroads and toward a promising future.
Several components of Erie Refocused, our award-winning comprehensive plan for the City of Erie, PA, have moved forward since the multiyear plan was unveiled in April 2016. Officials are beginning to implement other components. See how the plan is moving forward.
czb’s housing study for Midland, Michigan, assessed the city’s need for affordable housing, generating an awareness of the need and an understanding of the effects of housing instability.
At czb, we believe in real community engagement that goes beyond flip charts. We facilitate a sincere, open dialogue designed to surface the values your community holds dear, the priorities it believes require action, and the principles on which actions should be based and evaluated. We held one such meeting in Dunkirk, New York.
By Bob Stuart | Original Article Feb. 8, 2018 WAYNESBORO — A blueprint for Waynesboro's future could go before Waynesboro City Council in March for final approval. The city's new comprehensive plan for development, more than a year in the making, should be approved by...
At czb, we believe that public understanding and buy-in is important to a plan’s success. As our work on Embrace Millcreek progressed, we conducted two online surveys and held four neighborhood forums and numerous stakeholder meetings.