Housing

To make a strategic assessment of the St. Louis region, the 7th edition of "Where We Stand" ranks the largest 50 metropolitan areas on more than 200 variables.
4 days ago   East-West Gateway Council of Governments
The good news is that middle-class suburbs are becoming increasingly integrated. However, a closer look at the migration patterns of whites and minorities reveals a more complex picture, rife with racism.
Jul 26, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Tiny Houses on trailers are available and buyers are ready to live small, but most zoning regulations don’t allow recreational vehicles as a permanent residence. Can zoning catch up to the tiny living trend?
Jul 11, 2015   The Charlotte Observer
A wealthy county in Virginia has a reputation for prohibiting the construction of new housing. Development interests, however, are fed up with anti-development arguments.
Jul 10, 2015   The Washington Post
A pattern of opposition to housing projects that leads to the underdevelopment of land has contributed to a housing shortage in San Francisco, writes planning consultant Jim Chappell.
Jun 18, 2015   UrbDeZine
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Over the past few years, the growth of Airbnb.com has made it much easier for people to rent out rooms in their houses and apartments. Blog Post
Apr 21, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
A company owned by Berkshire Hathaway has been been indulging in some of the same tactics that led to the larger housing crisis about ten years ago.
Apr 21, 2015   Rooflines
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How should cities develop? This is an important and timely issue. We are currently in the middle of a major period of urbanization. Blog Post
Apr 13, 2015   By Todd Litman
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I just learned that national tables from the 2013 American Household Survey (AHS) are public. Blog Post
Mar 31, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
For a MoMA exhibition about urban inequality, Brooklyn architects SITU Studios documented informal housing in New York.
Jan 29, 2015   Arup Connect
Throwing money at our housing problems is clearly not the answer, but are there ideas from markets in Europe that might work for us?
Jan 18, 2015   Rooflines