AARP asks states for more inclusive design standards

AARP has created a tool kit that states can use to establish building standards that guarantee accessible, inclusive construction and rehabilitation of single-family homes. “Nowhere has the disconnect between market norms, changing demographics and social expectations been more glaring than in the design and construction of private residential housing,” the organization said. “Advocacy on behalf […]

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Stephen Cassin and Megan Masson-Minock join our staff

Stephen Cassin, AICP, who spent 12 years as the executive director of the Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development, and Megan Masson-Minock, AICP, one of the state’s leaders in food systems planning, have joined the Carlisle/Wortman staff. Cassin has more than 42 years’ experience in land use planning, zoning, community and economic development, […]

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