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Innovating for Student Housing

March 5, 2020
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Many communities grapple with the challenges of student housing. The planning process can help shape the conversation on responsible solutions to student housing, while regulations can tailor these solutions to the unique needs of each community. This short video explores some of the innovative approaches that Clarion has used while working with our client communities,

Keeping it Simple

January 21, 2020

by David Henning, AICP, Esq When Clarion Associates works with our partner communities to update their zoning ordinances and comprehensive plans, one value that is nearly universal is a desire for simplicity. And it should be! Communities come face to face with the complexity of these documents all the time. Members of the public may

Innovating for Plan Implementation

November 8, 2019

Historically, planners have looked to a plan’s implementation matrix to evaluate  implementation success over time. However, to be truly effective, a plan must be more than a simple checklist. The most successful plans influence action from the top down and the bottom up. They transform ways in which community decision-making occurs. And they are continually