Housing

February 1, 2004, 7am PST
The Detroit News presents a comprehensive and well-illustrated evaluation of Detroit's progress in "beautifying" the city.
The Detroit News
January 29, 2004, 10am PST
It's not just Snapple getting an exclusive deal in NYC, smaller cities are getting into the game.
The Detroit News
January 29, 2004, 7am PST
Subsidized low-cost housing costs more than private projects, according to new research.
Bakersfield Californian
January 28, 2004, 12pm PST
Martha Welborne, managing director of the Grand Avenue Authority, discusses the most recent developments in the project that promises to define downtown L.A. and finally create a center for the region.
The Planning Report
January 28, 2004, 9am PST
Speculative business parks aimed at ownership by small businesses are a hot new market.
Wall St. Journal
January 27, 2004, 8am PST
A new study finds that living in Toronto's suburbs may actually be more expensive than in the central city.
The Toronto Star
January 27, 2004, 6am PST
'Most of the nearly 300 acres of Boston's city parks that Big Dig officials promised to win support for the massive project are not finished and many are not scheduled to be done until after the roadway project is completed next year.'
The Boston Globe
January 26, 2004, 12pm PST
With two-bedroom sustainable kit homes priced from AUD$63,000 (around USD$50,000) plus labour, they are becoming a real housing alternative.
The Australian
January 26, 2004, 7am PST
An Indian tribe plans to use its land and casinos to anchor a mile-square entertainment district in Palm Springs.
The Los Angeles Times
January 26, 2004, 5am PST
A New York court sides with two landlords to evict commnity organizers, and will be a shock to housing advocates.
The Village Voice
January 25, 2004, 1pm PST
The Kentlands community mobilized like never before to catch two teenage vandals terrorizing the community.
The Washington Post
January 22, 2004, 12pm PST
Brazilians live in fear and squalor while politicans debate what to do about the thousands living in squatter settlements.
The New York Times
January 22, 2004, 11am PST
The Walt Disney Co. ends its experiment in urban planning and sells Celebration to Lexin Capital, a private real estate investment firm for an undisclosed amount.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 22, 2004, 8am PST
City to consider allowing taller buildings in exchange for more affordable housing downtown.
Palm Beach Post
January 21, 2004, 1pm PST
Buffalo seeks $5M in federal transportation funds for waterfront venture.
The Buffalo News
January 17, 2004, 5am PST
The University of Texas and its neighbors agree on a plan that has something for everyone.
The Austin Chronicle
January 15, 2004, 2pm PST
In suburban St. Louis, developers and local officials see denser, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods as land-use possibilities.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 15, 2004, 7am PST
National Association of Home Builders is promoting a new form of home: 'Loft living in the suburbs.'
Wall St. Journal
January 14, 2004, 12pm PST
A sharp increase in building permit approvals for second homes in Victoria's coastal towns are raising questions about appropriate forms of development and the adequacy of local planning.
The Age, Australia
January 14, 2004, 10am PST
Housing developers cannot afford to pay land costs and as such, parking lots have kept Cleveland from transforming its downtown into a showcase for the remade city it yearns to become.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer