As parking reform takes to multi-family housing, the detached single family home has largely escaped discussion. Should it? Seattle (of course) is taking the lead. Also, is all of Minneapolis ready to eliminate parking minimums along transit lines?
Jul 14, 2015 Streetsblog Network
Increased awareness of sprawl’s negative effects has not led to a drop-off in its construction. Developers say they only build what the market demands.
Mar 2, 2015 The Atlantic
Luxury condos are often identified as the culprit in urban gentrification, but could it be that teardowns of single family homes that give way to much larger single family homes is a driver of suburban gentrification?
Nov 2, 2014 Chicago Tribune
Analyzing newly released data from the American Community Survey, Jed Kolko finds reason to believe that construction of singly-family housing is outpacing demand.
Sep 19, 2014 Trulia
Joel Kotkin checks in with a dissenting take on the politics and demographics behind the urban revival.
Aug 19, 2014 The Washington Post
The market forces that push developers and landowners to build “more” and “bigger” have cropped up in some of the swankiest neighborhoods in Portland. So far, neighbors who oppose the projects are finding scant legal recourse to prevent the changes.
Mar 13, 2014 The Oregonian
As demographics shift and housing preferences of younger buyers lean away from single-family housing, much of the single-family-home-zoned areas in Charlotte will need to be rethought, according to this editorial.
Feb 10, 2011 The Charlotte Observer
<em>The New York Times</em> calculates the cost difference between living in a single family house versus an apartment in the New York area.
Jul 8, 2010 The New York Times