Housing

The mayor and City Council of Seattle will consider a controversial measure to combat its surging homeless population.
1 hour ago   ThinkProgress
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Robert Boyer guest blogs about his new article in JPER, which is a case study of EcoVillage at Ithaca as an example of socio technical experimentation in planning and community Blog Post
Dec 8, 2014   By JPER
Sandy Smith summarizes a recent "Gentrification, Integration, and Equity" event hosted by Next City in Philadelphia.
Dec 6, 2014   Next City
Prospect Newtown, in Longmont, CO, has seamlessly integrated affordable housing by creating a host of accessory dwelling units (ADUs). The ADUs are perfectly blended within the town overall—and actually help contribute to the development’s success.
Dec 6, 2014   Build a Better Burb
New data released by online real estate marketplace Zillow suggests that 2015 will be a breakthrough year for first-time homebuyers.
Dec 2, 2014   Zillow
A MinnPost column finds nefarious purposes at work in the use of a couple of the common buzzwords employed in debates about Minneapolis housing.
Dec 2, 2014   MinnPost
Alan Mallach describes the decline of and need for homeownership in urban neighborhoods.
Dec 2, 2014   Shelterforce/Rooflines
When most people think of New York City, says CUNY planning professor and activist Tom Angotti, they think of Manhattan. This excessive focus on a narrow slice of the greater New York metropolitan area needs to be reconsidered.
Dec 1, 2014   Satellite Magazine
Architecture and real estate often fail to recognize their inexorable connections. A new website draws out the themes linking the two fields.
Nov 29, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a new fee on landlords to help enforce scofflaws. An editorial by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, however, argues that the math behind the fee doesn’t add up.
Nov 27, 2014   Pittsburg Post-Gazette
A collection of media coverage since the decision examines how Arlington will achieve its goals now that it voted to end funding for a $333-million plan to build a 7.4-mile streetcar line down Columbia Pike.
Nov 25, 2014   Washingtonian