Millenials

June 24, 2016, 7am PDT
The in-migration of Millennials is largely driving the changes that American cities are going through. More specifically, it is the ones with college degrees who are driving the change. Where are they moving, and what is their effect?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
Blog post
June 1, 2015, 12pm PDT
Recent stories claiming that millenials either (a) prefer cities to suburbs or (b) prefer suburbs to cities both have some basis in reality.
Michael Lewyn
March 2, 2015, 5am PST
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.
The Atlantic
January 24, 2015, 5am PST
Big, diverse, and a little bit different, the Millennial generation is often cast as the solution to—or the cause of—many of America’s housing challenges.
Rooflines
December 1, 2014, 8am PST
Bill Fulton writes for CP&DR that while some Millennials may be driving less because they've chosen urban, transit-friendly lifestyles, many more young people are driving less simply because they can't afford to.
California Planning & Development Report
October 17, 2014, 8am PDT
Sandie Angulo Chen of Trulia discusses the reasons why Millennials prefer to rent homes or apartments instead of buying properties.
Trulia
October 10, 2014, 9am PDT
A new report on millennials working in the federal government was released earlier this week by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, detailing the trends associated with this young generation of employees.
The Washington Post
August 11, 2014, 5am PDT
Cities tend to attract Millennials, but as the saying goes, when they get older and start families, off they go to the suburbs! Seattle developer and author A-P Hurd promotes parking unbundling as a key strategy enabling families to remain in cities.
CityLab
Blog post
August 5, 2014, 6am PDT
Even if today's renters and homebuyers are more likely to want urban life and walkable neighborhoods than their parents, plenty of political obstacles stand in their way.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
November 18, 2013, 9am PST
Millenials really are migrating to cities in large numbers- but older age groups are merely leaving less rapidly than in the past.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
August 17, 2013, 11pm PDT
Are children, millenials and baby boomers returning to cities? The best answer: sometimes, sometimes, and maybe not.
Michael Lewyn
February 18, 2013, 1pm PST
Montgomery County wants to be the life of the party. To do so, it's establishing a special taskforce to boost its nighttime economy and attract millenials, reports Bill Turque.
The Washington Post
April 10, 2012, 11am PDT
Nathan Norris explores what planners need to know about the trends driving Generation Y's quest for urban living and America's evolving housing market.
PlaceShakers
March 22, 2012, 6am PDT
As part of its "Future Tense" initiative with the New America Foundation, Slate is exploring the concept of resilience. In this article, Patrick Doherty makes the case for improving America's resilience by reconsidering suburban development.
Slate.com
December 13, 2011, 11am PST
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.
PR Newswire
November 27, 2011, 9am PST
Christopher B. Leinberger expounds on the mortgage crisis plaguing America, particularly the exurbs. Rather than being a product of the excesses of bank lending and regulation, Leinberger attributes it to demographic changes benefiting cities.
The New York Times- Opinion Pages
January 14, 2011, 10am PST
Surveys show that those born between 1980 and the early 2000s want to live in an urban setting -- and not in a humongous house.
The Wall Street Journal
September 17, 2010, 12pm PDT
At a seminar on "Re-working Suburbia" in San Leandro, California, urban designers and planners strategized for ways to upgrade Bay Area suburbs to attract millennials.
New Urban Network