Cities across the U.S. and Canada have implemented bylaws making it illegal to sleep in public places. Now British Columbia's Supreme Court is considering a court case challenging such laws as violating the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Aug 30, 2006 The Globe and Mail
Louisiana Governor Blanco and New Orleans Mayor Nagin are the target of another elaborate hoax by The Yes Men.
Aug 30, 2006 Democracy Now
Planners are using public participation to overcome past haphazard development and create a vision for the city's transit corridors.
Aug 29, 2006 The Houston Chronicle
The state has the distinction of being the least-affordable in the nation, according to a new report from the California Building Industry Association.
Aug 29, 2006 Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
While New Urbanism seems to have caught on in and around Atlanta, high home prices mean that the average homebuyer isn't benefiting.
Aug 29, 2006 Pine Magazine
With the housing market softening, cities that have been witness to heavy speculation in trendy urban condos will suffer most.
Aug 28, 2006 The San Francisco Chronicle
With a slate of major new development projects, including the new Yankee Stadium, New York's Bronx borough is headed for a comeback after decades of decline and struggle.
Aug 28, 2006 The New York Sun
A recent article in the Washington Post calls for drastic action from local communities and politicians in Washington to address the growing lack of affordable housing.
Aug 28, 2006 The Washington Post
Some of the recent incentives to woo homebuyers in a slowing housing market sound more like automobile ads.
Aug 27, 2006 The Baltimore Sun
Housing developments are threatening centuries-old agricultural land in Western North Carolina, but farmers are fighting off developers with the help of conservation easements.
Aug 26, 2006 Mountain XPress