Category Archives: Regeneration

Housing finance and policy in the UK and US: the same, or different?

As a British academic (and without meaning any disrespect to American colleagues) I usually approach US conferences with some trepidation. For a start, they always seem to start at 7.30 in the morning (ridiculously macho!) with papers talking about British … Continue reading

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Keep Portland Weird…

I’m lucky enough to be spending a some time in Oregon, in the USA’s Pacific Northwest. The Northwest is interesting to planners for a number of reasons. There are big debates about environmental protection versus an economy driven by the … Continue reading

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Attercliffe – The ‘Lost Gateway’ to Sheffield

Sometimes you don’t plan to get involved in things necessarily, but they take on a life of their own and you get to see some great things happening as a result.  In my last blog entry, I took the opportunity … Continue reading

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