Michael Lewyn is an assistant professor at Touro Law Center in Long Island.
Leading a walking tour of your neighborhood can be easy if you focus on the basic differences between types of neighborhoods.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 6:00am PDT
Does apartment-sharing reduce regional housing supply? Probably not very much.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 12:00pm PDT
Arid states can both reduce water use and avoid intrusive government by eliminating zoning regulations that mandate or encourage water-wasting lawns.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 2:00pm PDT
National tables from the 2013 American Household Survey (AHS) are now public.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 11:00am PDT
In her article, "What Champions of Urban Density Get Wrong," the Philadelphia Inquirer's Inga Saffron critiques attempts to increase urban population. This post responds to her work.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 2:00pm PDT
A recent property professors' conference discussed a variety of issues of possible interest to planners including tightened home lending standards, municipal policies affecting the homeless, the Fair Housing Act, and inclusionary zoning.
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 6:00am PST
In suburbia, the line between smart growth and conventional sprawl is sometimes a blurry one.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 5:00am PST
Some progressives deny that the law of supply and demand applies to housing.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 2:00pm PST
Governing's recent study of gentrification systematically exaggerates gentrification in a variety of ways.
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 10:00am PST
The common claim that "high-rises kill streetlife" is often incorrect.
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 5:00am PST