Housing

A plan to revitalize Buffalo's Outer Harbor as an expansive, fully programmed park was sunk by a housing component. A new draft is expected soon.
Yesterday   The Buffalo News
Urban planning is front in center in Nashville, with a general plan update underway and a mayoral election looming on August 6. One candidate took to the editorial pages of The Tennessean to lay out a housing and transit agenda.
Aug 4, 2015   The Tennessean
A data visualization project illustrates the long and varied traditions of American single-family housing.
Aug 4, 2015   The Washington Post
Can a neighborhood still call itself Chinatown when everyone living there is wealthy and white? Beset by rapid gentrification, longtime residents of D.C.'s Chinatown fight to keep their homes.
Aug 3, 2015   The Washington Post
Two authors agree that housing policies in the War on Poverty have failed. Are those policies too progressive, or not progressive enough?
Jul 31, 2015   Market Urbanism
An Atlanta City Councilmember and local advocates are pushing for the city to join the ranks of cities that have allowed tiny houses as a solution to housing challenges.
Jul 30, 2015   Atlanta Magazine
Central districts have been surging back since the 1980s. But in most cities, the upper third of earners still favor outlying areas and are underrepresented closer to downtown.
Jul 30, 2015   City Observatory City Commentary
It's been a while since 2008, and a new crop of homeowners is colonizing the far-flung exurbs. Mostly foreclosed and even abandoned last time around, the exurbs are still a risky buy.
Jul 30, 2015   Bloomberg Business
Blog Post
Is zoning racist? Blog Post
Jul 29, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Public and private interests have emerged to revitalize the Queens neighborhood, an inter-modal hub ten miles east of Midtown Manhattan.
Jul 28, 2015   New York Times (Real Estate)
To preserve views, zoning rules from 2006 require adequate distance between residential towers of a certain height. As developers chafe against the restriction, residents still worry they'll be left facing a wall.
Jul 27, 2015   The Seattle Times