Housing

October 13, 2003, 2pm PDT
Fear of violence and the potential impact on property values make it difficult to find sites for secured treatment facilities in California.
The Los Angeles Times
October 13, 2003, 10am PDT
D.C.'s waterfront revival plans include retail, a hotel, and up to 900 residential units.
The Washington Post
October 13, 2003, 9am PDT
Chicago's infamous public housing project, Cabrini Green, is undergoing uneasy change and a rough transition.
Yahoo! Newswire
October 13, 2003, 7am PDT
TOD, among other things, is credited for the vitality of two downtowns in Illinois.
The Chicago Tribune
October 11, 2003, 11am PDT
Redevelopment plan for downtown Salt Lake City includes new campus for 3,000 students, as well as new residential highrises adjoining redeveloped commercial space.
The Salt Lake Tribune
October 11, 2003, 5am PDT
China's private housing boom is fueling a new market for home improvement.
The Economist
October 9, 2003, 11am PDT
In a _Chicago Tribune_ Op-Ed, Gail Schechter, of the Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs, challenges Illinois policymakers' definition of "affordable housing."
The Chicago Tribune
October 9, 2003, 8am PDT
This article traces the evolution of the modern house and what it reveals about our attitudes.
The Toronto Star
October 9, 2003, 6am PDT
Signs are pointing to Milwaukee's downtown resurgence.
The Chicago Tribune
October 8, 2003, 1pm PDT
Housing in Southern California has become so scarce that people are lining up on the street for a chance to buy a townhome.
The Los Angeles Times
October 8, 2003, 9am PDT
The sale of the G.M. Building at 767 Fifth Avenue will go down as the most ever paid for a US office building.
REIS
October 8, 2003, 5am PDT
A survey by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) reveals that big builders are beginning to occupy a large chunk of the housing business.
The Chicago Tribune
October 7, 2003, 2pm PDT
Real Estate experts and economists convene in San Diego to discuss and debate the sustainability of California's recent rise in housing prices.
Yahoo! Newswire
October 6, 2003, 11am PDT
Can Minnesota's massive Mall of America, now a dinosaur, be saved from the 'Wal-Marting' of America?
Wall St. Journal
October 5, 2003, 9am PDT
Communities intended for those over 55 and are being placed in the middle of planned developments that have all ages.
The Arizona Republic
October 4, 2003, 1pm PDT
Conservationists and planners in Hong Kong at odds over the government's continued practice of land reclamation, which threatens the country's famed and historically significant harbor.
Yahoo! Newswire
October 3, 2003, 1pm PDT
Applying Smart Growth in Cape Cod entails major changes in the waste water treatment infrastructure.
The Boston Globe
October 3, 2003, 12pm PDT
Ventnor, NJ, tries to reduce density and renters in a "blighted" neighborhood.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 2, 2003, 5am PDT
Watch out -- Wal-Mart will add 50 million net new square feet in 2004.
Retail Traffic
October 1, 2003, 2pm PDT
This overview of growth policy in the Twin Cities region recounts the evolution of a number of policy tools—for infrastructure, parks and open space, and transportation—and their interaction.
The Brookings Institution