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Subdivisions

The Arizona Daily Sun details the curious case of subdivision development, private utilities, and skyrocketing utility rates that linger as an effect of the last development cycle of boom and bust.
Apr 7, 2015   Arizona Daily Sun
Nandita Godbole advocates for parks and greenspaces around Atlanta. But when faced with a struggle over keeping her own quarter-acre backyard open and free, she found she was powerless. Exclusive
Oct 8, 2009  By Nandita Godbole
Thousands of subdivisions across the country have been abandoned mid-development by owners and developers hit hard by the economic recession. This video takes a tour inside one of these "zombie subdivisions".
Oct 7, 2009   CNN
A subdivision in Florida's Dade County is left half-finished, leaving early buyers to live in a ghost town.
May 26, 2009   The Miami Herald
A stalled housing development in a Los Angeles exurb meets the wrecking ball as completing the development became too unaffordable.
May 6, 2009   Los Angeles Times
Through streets in new neighborhoods will reduce traffic on and the cost of maintaining overburdened arterials, but builders and residents say it'll make their communities less safe and attractive.
Mar 23, 2009   The Washington Post
Developer Amir Ziv thought he'd received all the approvals he needed for a controversial affordable housing development in Columbia, MO - but failed to count on storm water regulations.
Jan 1, 2009   The Columbia Tribune
As foreclosures spread throughout the suburbs, subdivisions are rapidly becoming modern-day ghost towns, according to this column from <em>The Seattle Times</em>.
Oct 13, 2008   The Seattle Times