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More stories about Grounds, Parks and Roadside Maintenance

  • Highland Park, Ill.: City Adopts a SweepingApproach to Affordable Housing

    While other cities adopt one or two measures to promote the production of affordable housing, this city has embraced a comprehensive approach that includes a demolition tax, a trust fund, a land trust, and an inclusionary zoning ordinance.

  • From duckling to swan

    Gardner, Mass. When WinnResidential took over management of Olde English Village here in 2004, the property had 30 vacant apartments, three unrentable units that had plumbing problems, a large and inefficient maintenance staff, unattractive grounds and a