Housing

June 15, 2003, 11am PDT
Good news: Housing doesn't necessarily behave like the stock market.
Planning Magazine
June 15, 2003, 5am PDT
Is affordable housing by lawsuit the next trend for California cities?
Ventura County Star
June 14, 2003, 7pm PDT
A look at the impacts of the federal program to revitalize public housing.
The St. Petersburg Times
June 14, 2003, 11am PDT
After years of unruly activity and damage by college student neighbors, the City considers a policy that would restrict student rentals in residential areas.
St. Paul Pioneer Press
June 14, 2003, 7am PDT
Are the middle class being drive out of entire cities along California's Coast? The median cost of a home is $825,000.
The Los Angeles Times
June 13, 2003, 12pm PDT
A real estate boom is expected in North America's Midsize Cities. Large cities are expected to fair better in China and India.
Building Operating Management
June 13, 2003, 8am PDT
Wendell Cox offers his review of the 13 myths of urban sprawl to coincide with the myth of Friday the 13th.
Heartland Institute
June 12, 2003, 1pm PDT
The California Redevelopment Association's John Shirey discusses the dire immediate future facing the state's redevelopment agencies.
The Planning Report
June 12, 2003, 5am PDT
The U.S. Conference of Mayors edorses the Bush administration's plan to end chronic homelessness in 10 years.
The New York Times
June 11, 2003, 11am PDT
Cincinnati's zoning code is undergoing its first major rewriting since 1963, and preserving vistas will figure prominently.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
June 9, 2003, 2pm PDT
A experiment in combining tourism, social activism, and housing, the Global Village and Discovery Center is a unique theme park.
The New York Times
June 9, 2003, 11am PDT
After months of pounding by the media for cost overruns and its contract to rebuild Iraq, construction giant Bechtel is warmly profiled by the L.A. Times.
The Los Angeles Times
June 9, 2003, 9am PDT
With 300 miles of dirt road and a booming housing market, Riverside County, CA is like the old west for developers.
The Los Angeles Times
June 8, 2003, 7am PDT
A new ordinance in Contra Costa, CA will restrict full-service grocery stores in super-stores.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
June 7, 2003, 1pm PDT
A successful developer that has helped breath life into the downtown Los Angeles housing market is strongly opposed to affordable housing requirements.
The Los Angeles Times
June 6, 2003, 2pm PDT
A retail marketing analyst advised Sam that he needed anchor stores, which are major retailers that bring in busines...
The White House
June 6, 2003, 6am PDT
Two thirds of New York City's two million apartments are subject to rent controls. Rent control comes up for renewal again on June 15.
The Economist
June 5, 2003, 1pm PDT
Anthony Downs provides an overview of sprawl and smart growth. He evaluates the costs/savings of smart growth and argues that smart growth needs to embrace affordable housing if it is to be successful.
AnthonyDowns.Com
June 5, 2003, 11am PDT
A businessman proposes high-rise student housing for the Univ. of Nevada, Reno on a part of the city's oldest cemetery.
Las Vegas Sun
June 5, 2003, 6am PDT
A new company promises to help universities pay for new sports facilities that include residential, retail and other commercial ventures.
American City Business Journals