Built for Zero
More than 80 communities in the United States are redining what is possible in the movement to end homelessness
Source: Community Solutions

Most Major US Cities Have Become More Segregated in Recent Decades: Report
Over 80% of U.S. metropolitan regions have become more segregated in recent decades,
By Cailin Crowe / Smart Cities Dive

Pandemic Growth Led This State to Slash Taxes, Issue Rebates
By Andrea Noble / Route Fifty

How Far American Rescue Plan Dollars Will Stretch Varies by State
Total aid ranges from about 5 percent to more than 20 percent of annual spending.
Source: Pew Charitable Trusts

The Government Has Fallen Short on Contracts With Woman-Owned Businesses for Decades
By Chabeli Carrazana / Route Fifty


Infrastructure Deal Could Offer Window of Opportunity for $1.1B Smart Cities Bill
Smart Cities and Communities Act 
By Jason Plautz / Smart Cities Dive

Do Cities Devote Too Much Space to Parking? Some Are Changing the Rules
Prioritizing cars limits space for housing, businesses, parks and other land uses that benefit citizens and contribute to local tax bases, urban planners say.  By Daniel Baldwin Hess & Jeffrey Rehler / Philadelphia Inquirer

Golden’s Bold Broadband Plan
Speeding Up Internet Delivery with a Core Fiber Ring in Golden, CO, for 1800s Buildings and Every Neighborhood
By Brittney D. Kohler / NLC

14 U.S. Cities Named Champion Cities, Advance to 2021 Global Mayors Challenge
By Michelle M. Havich / American City & County

Smart Cities to the Hyperloop: This Region is Investing in a Tech-Led Transport Revolution
By Damian Radcliffe / Smart Cities


2021 NACo Annual Conference
In-Person and Virtual
July 9- 12
Prince George’s County, MD
Join county elected and appointed officials from across the country for NACo’s 2021 Annual Conference & Exposition.
Learn More About NACo

Ohio Conference of Community Development (OCCD) 2021 Summer Meeting
July 28 -29, 2021
Learn More About OCCD

Florida Housing Coalition Conference
“Annual Home Matters Conference… Leading with Equity”
August 30 – Sept 1 / Online

National Association for County Community and Economic Development (NACCED) Annual Educational Conference and Training
Sept 21 -23 / Virtual