Housing

August 8, 2003, 7am PDT
What is restorative development? A way of thinking about growth that combines eight component industries that are fundamental to planning. Is this the next Big Thing?
International City/County Management Association
August 8, 2003, 6am PDT
Rapid housing appreciation on the coasts has helped buoy the economy, but in many parts of the country, housing appreciation barely keeps up with inflation.
The New York Times
August 7, 2003, 5am PDT
The Roofless Movement in Sao Paolo, Brazil gains momentum as the needs for affordable housing are continuously not met.
The Chicago Tribune
August 6, 2003, 12pm PDT
How eminent domain is being used in San Diego's Proposition MM.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
August 6, 2003, 9am PDT
The recent burning of San Diego mega-condos demonstrates radical environmentalists' tactical shift to housing, commercial sites.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 6, 2003, 8am PDT
New schools promised by San Diego's Proposition MM will displace 3000 residents.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
August 5, 2003, 12pm PDT
Thieves elude neighbors in a remote area of Placerville, CA,--and steal a prefabricated house.
The San Francisco Chronicle
August 3, 2003, 11am PDT
The Earth Liberation Front is suspected after a nearby banner is found: "If you build it, we will burn it."
The Los Angeles Times
August 3, 2003, 9am PDT
Cracking down on substandard conditions in an expiring-use apartment complex in Joliet, IL could have unintended consequences for Section 8 holders.
The Chicago Tribune
August 1, 2003, 7am PDT
Some early experiments at mixing incomes in developments around Chicago's Cabrini-Green community are just not working.
The Chicago Tribune
July 29, 2003, 12pm PDT
Skyrocketing land values are luring mobile home park owners to sell out, leaving many low-income residents with few alternatives.
The St. Petersburg Times
July 29, 2003, 5am PDT
NPR reports on the lives and opportunities for former public housing residents in mixed-income developments.
National Public Radio
July 28, 2003, 9am PDT
From citations to house arrests, Los Angeles is cracking down on deadbeat landlords to improve housing conditions throughout the City.
The Los Angeles Times
July 28, 2003, 6am PDT
Public housing residents not in school or working will soon be required to give 8 hours of community service a month.
The Boston Globe
July 26, 2003, 5am PDT
An editorial in the Journal of Markets & Morality introduces The New Urbanism from a market perspective.
Journal Of Markets & Morality
July 25, 2003, 8am PDT
HUD and the Department of Labor are teaming up to provide permanent housing and jobs to chronically homeless individuals.
HUD News
July 24, 2003, 10am PDT
A school district in the fastest growing city in Santa Barbara County, CA may 'end up paying more than it bargained for,' as it desperately searches for sites to build much-needed schools.
The Los Angeles Times
July 24, 2003, 7am PDT
Architects and planners are using New Urbanism and Cohousing to create housing environments that make neighbors friendlier.
The Washington Post
July 23, 2003, 11am PDT
Condominium owners in Orange County, CA are accusing the California Coastal Commission of 'abusing a low-income housing program.'
The Los Angeles Times
July 23, 2003, 9am PDT
Mountain House, CA is 'not a suburb' but a new town built from scratch.
The Chicago Tribune