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A new Brookings report looks at how DC is doing against its 5-year-old affordable housing plan. Besides stopping underfunding programs, the report suggests better coordination between agencies and better data collection by DMPED. (DCFPI) Twitter
Students and volunteers are turning a high school parking lot in Baltimore into a rain garden. The school hopes the garden will prevent pollution from washing into the Chesapeake Bay. (Baltimore Sun) Twitter
Grocery stores, “but for whom?”
One LA columnist fears that gentrifiers will dull cities, citing an H Street grocery as an example of “what the newcomers want.” He fails to note that all people, regardless of race or class, want and need grocery stores. (LA Times) Twitter