Affordability

A new map tool breaks down the availability of rental housing around the United States by county. While some markets are tighter than others, it’s impossible to find a place in the United States that has enough rental units per low-income households.
Mar 4, 2014   Urban Institute: MetroTrends Blog
A recent report that I coauthored, "Managing Transport Challenges When Oil Prices Rise" provides practical policy guidance on how to manage the risks of rising oil prices by increasing transport system efficiency. People with short attention spans might think that this report is already outdated, since global financial uncertainty has replaced rising fuel prices as the crisis-of-the-month. Leading businesses are bankrupt, employees are frightened, consumers are cautious, and fuel prices plummeting. Opinion
Oct 17, 2008   By Todd Litman
On this episode of <em>Smart City</em>, Scott Bernstein of the Center for Neighborhood Technology discusses the Housing and Transportation Affordability Index.
Sep 17, 2008   Smart City
<p>Forbes works with the Center for Neighborhood Technology to find the best neighborhoods to get around affordably.</p>
Jul 4, 2008   Forbes
<p>In suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, homeowners are losing the battle to keep affordable housing our of their neighborhoods. This Pioneer Press article includes a video that nicely shows both sides of the issue.</p>
Jul 2, 2008   St. Paul Pioneer Press
<p>Gentrification along Grand Avenue, the heart of Coconut's Grove Black and Bahamian community, has many residents fearing displacement and pushing for affordable housing inclusion.</p>
Jun 26, 2008   The Miami Herald
<p>A new interactive mapping website launched by the Center for Neighborhood Technology in partnership with The Brookings Institution shows how affordability changes from neighborhood to neighborhood based on housing and transportation.</p>
Apr 21, 2008   The Washington Post