Fostering community, encouraging healthy lifestyles and strengthening food security in northwest Detroit
Published on August 31, 2022
The Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation celebrates new growth and capacity building in 2022.
Published on August 24, 2022
While inherently rigid, there are mechanisms in zoning to allow for flexibility.
Published on August 19, 2022
The zoning board of appeals is the only entity authorized to hear appeals on the administration and enforcement of the zoning ordinance at the local level. When doing so, careful considerations must be made.
Published on August 1, 2022
Missing middle housing is a relatively new term, but these types of homes may already exist in your community — if you know what to look for!
Published on March 15, 2022
Discussions about a community’s housing situation can involve many intertwined but distinct terms; this article explains some of the most common.
Published on March 7, 2022
According to author and facilitator Bill Riddick, charrettes offer transformative opportunities for public engagement and policy-change.
Published on February 23, 2022
Activity books, videos, and other resources can help parents, caregivers and teachers prepare young children for emergencies.
Published on October 14, 2021
Guide will help Michigan communities meet the challenge of becoming solar-ready by addressing solar energy systems within planning policies and zoning regulations.
Published on September 21, 2021
Two interns from the Mobile Boat Wash program share their experience from a summer of washing boats and talking to the public about aquatic invasive species.
MSU Extension, regional partners to provide guidance for local governments on American Rescue Plan Act spending
Published on September 15, 2021
In partnership with member regions of the Michigan Association of Regions, MSU Extension educators are offering 14 workshops exploring Local Fiscal Recovery Fund spending opportunities in a regional context.