December 28, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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The voices behind a remarkably inclusive green neighborhood-in-progress

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
If you can find a better process of community engagement for a city-sponsored housing initiative than the one undertaken by the Denver Housing Authority for Maripo… Continue reading

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June 28, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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How communities across America are creating a brighter future with help from the feds

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
Three years ago, three federal agencies – the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Transportation, and the Environmental Protection… Continue reading

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February 8, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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A new Native American village based on tradition helps a Tribe reclaim its sustainable roots

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
The Ohkay Owingeh Tribe and Pueblo in New Mexico has returned to its roots with an award-winning, mixed-income housing project based on traditional Native forms. &… Continue reading

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November 29, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Rebuilding an affordable, sustainable community in Galveston

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
Three years ago, Hurricane Ike wiped out much of Galveston, Texas, including over 500 affordable homes administered by the city’s Housing Authority.  Fa… Continue reading

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