Housing

July 20, 2002, 7am PDT
Homes with in-law suites are popular with home buyers.
The Washington Post
July 20, 2002, 5am PDT
A plan for developing the man-made island is finally on paper into an eco-friendly residential community.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
July 19, 2002, 1pm PDT
UK Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott has set out details of a $1.1bn expansion in house building in the south-east of England.
BBC News
July 19, 2002, 11am PDT
The UK government is planning to tackle the housing shortage in the south east of England but not everyone agrees with the strategy.
BBC News
July 19, 2002, 7am PDT
With land prices in London and the south east of the UK at record levels developers are increasingly looking at the possibilities of using the space above other land uses.
BBC News
July 17, 2002, 3pm PDT
Houses in Buffalo's middle-class neighborhoods are selling fast.
The Buffalo News
July 17, 2002, 5am PDT
Mortgage real-estate investment trusts have been on a tear over the past two years, posting explosive double-digit returns. And the party isn't over just yet...
REIS
July 16, 2002, 8am PDT
A look at the restrictive zoning laws in Birmingham Township, which has among the highest property values in the Philadelphia region.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 15, 2002, 10am PDT
According to the 2000 Census, 8.7 million households live in mobile homes. South Carolina is the nation's mobile home capital.
Sun Spot
July 15, 2002, 9am PDT
A manicured front yard is not voluntary here. It's mandatory.
The Washington Post
July 15, 2002, 8am PDT
Emily Talen presents the results of an evaluation of the link between physical planning and New Urbanism's social goals.
Fannie Mae Foundation
July 15, 2002, 6am PDT
Though clearly a tragedy, the destruction of the Twin Towers offers a chance to fix one of city planning's blunders.
The Boston Globe
July 12, 2002, 10am PDT
Smart growth strategies undermine President Bush's homeownership initiative.
National Review
July 11, 2002, 10am PDT
A consortium in Kuwaiti is planning to construct two distinct palm-shaped islands with residential, commercial and tourism elements.
Mena Report
July 10, 2002, 5am PDT
The shopping center sector is entering its third phase of consolidation, with investors gunning for strip centers and B-C malls.
REIS
July 9, 2002, 7am PDT
The 'suburban frontier' is rapidly closing for the nation's first suburban city.
The New York Times
July 9, 2002, 6am PDT
An urban growth boundary can exert upward pressure on the rate of increase of housing prices.
Fannie Mae Foundation
July 8, 2002, 10am PDT
Do high-profile developers get breaks on safety rules? The Los Angeles Times reports on a prominent L.A. developer.
The Los Angeles Times
July 8, 2002, 9am PDT
Revitalization plan for Detroit calls for the demolition of abandoned buildings. But what goes up in their place?
The New York Times
July 5, 2002, 7am PDT
Farmer Mac, the entity created by Congress to improve the availability ofmortgage credit to rural America, is being analyzed by the GeneralAccounting Office (GAO) regarding reports made about the stockholder-ownedcorporation.
The New York Times