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Join Pattern-Junior Research Planner

Pattern seeks a Junior Research Planner to assist us with the URBAN ACTION AGENDA and a multitude of other regional projects.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 3-5 years of progressive planning and/or research experience, preferably a Master’s degree in one of the following: planning,  public administration, sociology or a closely related field.  Candidates should possess […]

2019-01-09T11:40:39+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Region’s Urban Centers Get New Data Tool as Pattern for Progress Releases Housing profiles of 25 Communities in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress and its Center for Housing Solutions and Urban Initiatives have released a new set of Housing Profiles of the region’s urban areas, offering informative and easy-to-read snapshots of housing conditions and affordability in 25 cities and villages throughout the Hudson Valley.

Covering a range of communities, from larger cities like New […]

2018-12-06T16:48:22+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Current Issues & Research Agenda, Housing, Press Releases, Urban Issues|

New “Urban Action Agenda” Report by Pattern Evaluates 25 Cities and Village in Hudson Valley

Newburgh – For the second year in a row, Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has released a major report summarizing the progress of the Urban Action Agenda (UAA) and looking at a dozen key subjects—from infrastructure and transportation to economic development and public health—that impact the […]

Pattern Provides Research and Analysis for Business Council of Westchester’s New Data Exchange Program

On May 8, the Business Council of Westchester officially unveiled the new Data Exchange Portal with research provided by Pattern for Progress. This initiative aims to give businesses, investors, civic groups, governments, and residents in the county access to the most relevant and up to date information about Westchester’s demographics, business climate, housing, education, and […]

2018-12-06T16:48:22+00:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Current Issues & Research Agenda, Press Releases, Urban Issues|

County Execs of Westchester, Rockland and Putnam Meet at Pattern’s Annual County Leaders Event

Westchester’s new County Executive George Latimer made his Pattern debut Monday as he joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Putnam County Executive Mary Ellen Odell for Pattern’s annual Southern County Leaders event, held in Putnam County for the first time this year.

Moderated by Pattern’s President & CEO Jonathan Drapkin, the three county executives discussed […]

2018-05-02T15:48:29+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Region’s Urban Centers Get New Data Tool as Pattern Releases UPDATED Community Profiles of 25 Cities and Villages Across the Hudson Valley

Newburgh – Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has released a new set of “Community Profiles” of the region’s urban areas, offering informative and easy-to-read snapshots of 25 cities and villages throughout the Hudson Valley.

Covering a range of communities, from larger cities like Yonkers, Kingston, and Poughkeepsie, to smaller villages like Nyack, Monticello, and Highland […]

Pattern to Tackle Housing Issues in Urban Centers at Forum on Sept. 14; RUPCO’s Kevin O’Connor to be Honored

NEWBURGH — The Hudson Valley’s urban centers face a range of challenges. Some are seeing a wave of new housing development that is creating new housing units but driving up rents and displacing long-time residents. Others are still struggling to overcome the legacy of years of blight and disinvestment and find new uses for vacant […]

2018-12-06T16:48:22+00:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Housing, Land Use & SEQRA, Press Releases, Urban Issues|

Opportunities to Revitalize Urban Areas’ Housing to Impact Growth Planned at Pattern for Progress Forum Sept. 14

NEWBURGH — Hudson Valley Pattern For Progress is bringing together national and local housing experts at a Sept. 14 forum to outline how to increase and improve housing in the valley’s urban areas — an important component in helping revitalize communities and a goal of Pattern’s Urban Action Agenda.

“Housing in Urban Centers: What It All […]

2018-12-06T16:48:22+00:00August 8th, 2017|Categories: Housing, Press Releases, Urban Issues|