Preference Driving Move For More Homes in Cities
The amenities that smart growth advocates promote- walkable neighborhoods, transit accessibility, accessible retail- seem to be attracting residents.
Jonathan Hiskes at Grist reports, "Overall construction has tanked in the last few years, of course. But the proportion of home building that happens in central cities has doubled since 2000 in 26 of those metro areas."
Hiskes has a graph illustrating this point.