Housing

November 13, 2003, 11am PST
Will Frank Gehry's masterwork, Walt Disney Concert Hall, serve as a catalyst for large-scale city-making in downtown Los Angeles?
The Slatin Report
November 13, 2003, 8am PST
A report by the largest conservation organization in New England ties 'mansionization' to the loss of open spaces in Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe
November 13, 2003, 7am PST
A business group in the Bay Area invests in a private firm 'to bring private dollars into poor neighborhoods and promote infill, local business revitalization and contaminated site cleanup.'
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
November 12, 2003, 1pm PST
Southern California's former El Toro military airbase may be cleared, but not for airplanes.
The Los Angeles Times
November 11, 2003, 12pm PST
Chattanooga's 120 million dollar upgrade to its waterfront is progressing rapidly
Tenessean
November 10, 2003, 11am PST
Harvard University is one of many educational institutions that Boston city officials have asked to create housing for students and employees.
The Boston Globe
November 10, 2003, 6am PST
A Hartford Courant editorial gives reasons for why a current city proposal to implement an 'affordable rental standard' is bad for Hartford.
The Hartford Courant
November 9, 2003, 9am PST
As the fate of the HOPE VI program is debated in Congress, HUD puts the pressure on some local housing authorities to move their projects forward--or face severe penalties.
Yahoo! Newswire
November 9, 2003, 7am PST
A cynical writer goes undercover in the new urbanist suburb of Evergreen Village in San Jose, California.
Metroactive
November 9, 2003, 5am PST
Pingree Grove, IL, a small town of 125, is doing what it can to keep from being engulfed by what seems to some as 'inevitable.'
The Chicago Tribune
November 7, 2003, 11am PST
The Earned Income Tax Credit could improve housing affordability more effectively than federal housing programs.
The Brookings Institution
November 6, 2003, 9am PST
Livable Places has developed a fact sheet with incentives cities and counties can provide to assist transit-oriented development.
Livable Places
November 6, 2003, 6am PST
A Hartford Courant Op-Ed discusses strategies for creating healthy communities.
The Hartford Courant
November 6, 2003, 5am PST
The discount store's 'lowest possible prices' come at too steep a price for Contra Costa County, CA.
AlterNet
November 5, 2003, 12pm PST
Many question the motives behind plans to raze Ireland's most infamous housing project.
The Chicago Tribune
November 5, 2003, 7am PST
Rising lands costs are driving builders of single-family homes, in Orlando, FL to construct multi-family dwellings.
The Chicago Tribune
November 4, 2003, 12pm PST
Local opposition to poorly designed apartments threatens the "compact city" growth strategy for Auckland region.
The New Zealand Herald
November 2, 2003, 9am PST
Concentrated rehabilitation works better than scattered-site infill to revitalize Baltimore's struggling neighborhoods.
The Baltimore Sun
November 1, 2003, 5am PST
A Canadian brownfield development wins awards, but developer says: "I wouldn't do it again."
The Globe and Mail
October 31, 2003, 6am PST
Land trusts are being proposed in Florida to hedge gentrification.
The Chicago Tribune