These two posts from Richard Florida look at how housing is faring during the economic recession. He looks at home prices in 300 metro areas, and how things have changed between the peak in 2006 to today.
Jul 24, 2009 Creative Class Exchange
The Indian discount automaker Tata is now venturing into home production, building 1,000 apartments near Mumbai with prices starting at $7,800.
May 20, 2009 Business Week
Housing prices are falling across the country. But the decline has been relatively small in New York City, America's "Resilient City" according to Edward L. Glaeser. He says this bodes well for the city's future.
Dec 31, 2008 The New York Times
Comprehensive road pricing through tolls and congestion charges could play a major role in reducing housing prices and sprawl, according to a new study.
Nov 23, 2008 Toll Roads News
Washington instituted a Growth Management Act in the 1980s to help the state grow smarter. But recent studies show that the GMA has made housing increasingly unaffordable.
Nov 1, 2008 Washington CEO
In this segment from <em>NPR</em>, a Dallas residential realtor talks about how his city -- where the average price has actually gone up about 2% over the last year -- has bucked the national downward housing trend.
Aug 17, 2008 NPR
<p>Homes farther out from the central city and with longer commutes are being hit harder by the downturn in the housing market. Those located close to city cores and transit are faring better, according to this report from <em>NPR</em>.</p>
Apr 24, 2008 NPR
<p>Housing price drops in cities like Miami have "vulture-like" buyers swooping in to snatch up properties.</p>
Mar 10, 2008 The Wall Street Journal