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Webinar: Local Housing Planning

Watch a video presentation by author and urban planner Jordan S. Yin

About the Presenter

Jordan S. Yin is the author of Urban Planning for Dummies, a leading advocate for community involvement in urban planning, and an enthusiast of all things local. He is a faculty member in the Department of Community and Regional Planning at Alabama A&M University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Yin received his master's and doctoral degrees in city and regional planning from Cornell University.

Livable communities don’t just happen. This webinar series unpacks how communities make and use local plans to guide future change and development in ways that promote communities that are livable for people of all ages.


  1. Local Planning: A Tool for Making Livable Communities
  2. A Place Everyone Can Call Home
  3. Getting Everyone Where They Want to Go
  4. Making Places Meaningful

Everyone needs a good place to live. This webinar looks at how local plans can promote a wide range of housing options and it examines important housing issues, including affordable housing, diverse housing types, accessible locations for housing, mixed-use development and sustainable housing approaches. 


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