Low-Cost Housing

Lamar Anderson offers a window into some promising extremely inexpensive housing solutions that engage the user in the design and construction process.
Mar 17, 2013   Architectural Record
Does density cause higher housing prices? Can the private market supply low-income housing? What will it take to maintain housing affordability in successful, growing cities? Dan Bertolet seeks an answer to these questions in a piece for Citytank.
Oct 22, 2012   Citytank
The project converted a nine-acre parking lot into an ambitious urbanist community, which revitalized a nearby natural water channel, added high density housing, retail, and integrated a walkable design.
Jun 7, 2011   Grist
18.6 million American households –renters and homeowners alike – spend more than half their income on housing, according to a new study by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Jun 21, 2010   City Limits
In this paper, Gustavo Rivera Jr. (Ph. D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago) evaluates the economic and sociocultural impact of recently developed public housing estates within the favelas of Belo Horizonte.
Jan 18, 2010   The Urban Reinventors Online Urban Journal
The city of Dallas is committing to purchase homes for hundreds of homeless residents, rather than building shelters.
Feb 2, 2009   Dallas Morning News
<p>Gentrification of one of Vancouver's low-cost neighborhoods in pushing immigrant populations out of the city.</p>
Mar 7, 2008   The Vancouver Sun