For a city of its size, London and its skyline are notoriously flat. Now, as the city struggles to expand its housing stock to meet the needs of it surging population, increasingly taller solutions are being prescribed, concerning some.
Jul 29, 2012 The Global Urbanist
Simon Clark and Chris Spillane document the illegal, and often squalid, housing that can be found only three miles from the gleaming Olympic Stadium.
Jul 27, 2012 Bloomberg
A recent paper by Harvard economists Daniel Shoag and Peter Ganong titled, Why Has Opinion
Jul 26, 2012 By
A so-called "eco-friendly" apartment complex complete with solar panels that derives more than 90% of its energy needs from coal? China struggles to take sustainable development seriously.
Jul 21, 2012 USA Today
Have you ever thought those teensy 400 square foot NYC apartments were just too darn big? If so, you and Mayor Bloomberg have something in common, as yesterday the city launched an initiative to develop a new model of tiny, but affordable, housing.
Jul 10, 2012 The New York Observer
Mixed-income housing - infusing affordable housing with market-rate units - is relying more on incentives and subsidies, than mandates, to stimulate development.
Jun 21, 2012 Urban Land
This past week, the Cato Institute and <em>Next American City</em> played host to an energetic discussion of the role of housing and development policy in controlling the supply of affordable housing in American cities.
Jun 17, 2012 Cato Institute
With Los Angeles embarking on the "largest transit expansion in the United States," a new report looks at ways the city can preserve critical affordable housing in areas ripe for transit-oriented economic development.
Jun 13, 2012 Better! Cities & Towns
Scattered-site rental management is something nonprofits have long found to be a challenge. But there are ways of pulling it off, and those who have done it tell Shelterforce how, and why it’s worth it.
Jun 9, 2012 Shelterforce Magazine
Twitter’s move into San Francisco this month is part of a new trend of tech companies setting up in the city, causing rents to skyrocket, and forcing lower-income residents out.
Jun 7, 2012 The New York Times