Affordability

The recent glut of luxury development, gentrification, and high rents has been frequently condemned. But what factors affecting affordability might that discussion miss?
Mar 2, 2015   New York YIMBY
The Bronx is slowly shedding its negative image as it boasts a job growth that is outpacing the entire New York City, and the fastest wage increases than any other borough in the city, reports Daniel Massey for Crain's New York Business.
Jul 28, 2011   Crain's New York Business
Housing activists in Vancouver are criticizing the city for only offering a small portion of the Olympic Village built for the 2010 Winter Olympics as affordable housing.
Dec 29, 2010   Straight
Nature writer David Oates embeds himself in green, urban Portland and finds much to like about the green city movement but also much room for improvement.
Jun 5, 2010   Orion
This article looks at the five metro areas with the most affordable housing options, and the five with the least affordable options.
Feb 24, 2010   CNN Money
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
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Apr 4, 2009   By Todd Litman
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Mar 23, 2009   By Todd Litman
Is a $50,000 annual income wealth or poverty in North America? By historical or international standards such an income should be considered wealthy and luxurious, but most people I know consider it poverty because of the high cost of living. Blog Post
Mar 10, 2009   By Todd Litman
Texas cities top a ranking by Forbes of where your dollar goes the farthest. Affordable housing and promising job prospects made a big difference.
Oct 18, 2008   Forbes