Weekly Urban Update
February 9th, 2018

IHC Global is at the ninth World Urban Forum all week, but we'll be back next week with a brand new Weekly Urban Update!
News In the news and around the web
  • Paris is taking the tough position against slumlords.
  • A new report finds that worldwide, national governments are neglecting the developing needs of cities.

New 'unnecessary' bike racks have been installed in Seattle where a homeless camp once stood, in a move that campaigners say is 'a clear case of hostile architecture.'
     Source: Guardian Cities
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