Housing Preferences

Although recent studies and controversies such as Agenda 21 make anti-urban politics seem like a right wing commodity, a new book details the implications of a long history of bi-partisan anti-urbanism.
Jul 15, 2014   The Boston Globe
Emily Badger pulls particularly salient information from last week's Pew Research Center's report on political attitudes: liberals prefer the city while conservatives prefer small towns and rural areas.
Jun 16, 2014   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Preliminary results from a new study suggest that Americans are willing to pay about $850 more per Walk Score point when purchasing a home.
Oct 19, 2013   Market Urbanism
Housing preferences are shifting dramatically to smaller, multifamily dwellings, creating a dramatic mismatch between housing supply and demand, according to a new report from the Urban Land Institute.
Dec 13, 2011   PR Newswire
This is the third in a series of columns that respond to recent claims by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) that smart growth Opinion
Sep 5, 2011   By Todd Litman
Development, or no development? Nathan Norris writes that untouched landscapes always rate highly in comparison to development proposals, so it is important to use visual tools that can help quantify the tradeoff and find ways to compensate.
Apr 22, 2011   PlaceShakers
A new survey of buyer preferences says that most would be more practical and make sacrifices like giving up the upstairs laundry room.
Apr 4, 2010   The Los Angeles Times
Consumer preference surveys indicate that total U.S. demand for large-lot, exurban housing will not increase, while demand for small-lot and attached housing in accessible, multi-modal locations will double during the next two decades.
Sep 3, 2009   Victoria Transport Policy Institute