With its economy humming and housing prices rising, the city of Austin has joined other U.S. cities in looking for affordable housing solutions.
Jul 31, 2006 Austin American-Statesman
After riding high due to a booming housing market over the past several years, the U.S. economy is feeling the pain of a housing slowdown.
Jul 29, 2006 The New York Times
With prices doubling in the past five years across Britian, a key sector of the workforce is frozen out of the housing market in two-thirds of cities and towns.
Jul 29, 2006 The Guardian Unlimited
How do we redesign cities to meet the needs of a changing world? Anupam Saraph poses questions for Mumbai's planners.
Jul 27, 2006 The Indian Express
HUD's Los Angeles Housing Authority is replacing its older, "oppressive", public housing stock with friendlier, mixed-income complexes to ease the city's housing crisis.
Jul 27, 2006 The Planning Report
A suburban town just west of Minneapolis is debating a plan to bring a bit of New Urbanism into a proposed housing development that would otherwise just be houses. The planned mixed use development has enticed some residents and worried others.
Jul 27, 2006 Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
A business group publishes its annual "report card" or housing profile for Bay Area communities by comparing local housing permits issued to state-mandated housing goals.
Jul 26, 2006 San Jose Mercury News
The number of new homes with porches increased has nationwide over the past 10 years.
Jul 26, 2006 The Daily News
To coincide with the World Urban Forum, the Ottawa Citizen devotes most of their Sunday, June 18th newspaper to covering a host of urban issues, including slums, urban gardening, and the case for and against cities [links to 9 articles].
Jul 25, 2006 The Ottawa Citizen
Approved twin towers at the base of the San Francisco entrance to the Bay Bridge are designed to withstand earthquakes and hurricane gales.
Jul 25, 2006 The San Francisco Chronicle