Housing

To what degree are people's location decisions dictated by their consumer preferences? Jordan Weissmann of Slate Magazine discusses whether living in an expensive city like New York City is a consumption choice.
Sep 4, 2014   Slate Magazine
Renata Simril, regional VP for national developer Forest City, describes the financing and policy mechanisms she sees as necessary to bring TOD to cities.
Jul 8, 2010   The Planning Report
Vision California, the state's first planning document in over thirty years, was released Wednesday and concludes that planners "should focus on creating compact development in already established cities," over continued suburban sprawl.
Jun 25, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
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
A wish for stronger community ties and social interaction is prevalent among mixed-income Chicago residents, study finds.
May 23, 2010   The New York Times
264 luxury residential developments are vacant in New York City, according to a new report. Could they be a temporary solution to a serious homeless problem?
May 15, 2010   City Limits
Opinion
Mar 2, 2010   By Samuel Staley
Long commute + High Fuel Costs = Home Losses in Exurbs.
Feb 26, 2010   Marketplace
What housing slump? Canada's real estate recovery has been so fast, some analysts worry it signals a return to speculation.
Feb 9, 2010   Wall Street Journal
Obama's brand new Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities admits to being inspired by Portland's groundbreaking urban planning policies.
Feb 7, 2010   The Oregonian
Instead of building its signature single family homes in dense New York neighborhoods, Habitat is expanding its model to include LEED-certified apartment buildings.
Feb 4, 2010   New York Times