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Economic Recovery

6 days ago
Employment in Pontiac has risen 14.2 percent since 2010, the city is fiscally sound, and development investments continue.
The Detroit News
October 23, 2019, 11am PDT
The housing market in Detroit reflects a strong economy and low mortgage rates.
Crain's Detroit Business
January 23, 2019, 12pm PST
Pittsburgh is considering a gentrification and displacement prevention measure for longtime residents of rapidly changing neighborhoods in the city of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 23, 2019, 11am PST
Detroit's property values are climbing, steeply, for the first time in almost two decades.
The Detroit News
July 17, 2018, 9am PDT
While California's tendency toward drought is on temporary hiatus, homeowners flush with equity again feel enabled to install pools at record levels.
The Orange County Register
June 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
The economic recovery has not led to a baby recovery.
Zillow Research
May 29, 2018, 1pm PDT
Oregon is the latest state to join the nascent federal program, which is designed to stimulate investment in distressed areas.
KGW
May 8, 2018, 7am PDT
Not every Legacy City has the size and cultural cache of a Pittsburgh or a New Orleans to aid in its recovery, but there are resources available for smaller cities examining pragmatic revitalization strategies.
Greater Ohio Policy Center
May 1, 2018, 6am PDT
Across racial and economic lines, not all cities are recovering equally.
Color Lines
April 27, 2018, 5am PDT
Opportunity Zones—a new federal program that flew under the radar of the GOP tax reform bill signed at the end of 2017—has been moving along and attracting new attention from media outlets.
Opportunity360
April 5, 2018, 8am PDT
The new Opportunity Zones program is one to watch as states around the country throw their hats in the ring.
CityBeat
March 27, 2018, 7am PDT
The state of Texas gives an early indication of the potential scale of the new Opportunity Zones program—an emerging program that will be rolling out across the country in the coming days and weeks.
Urban Edge
February 26, 2018, 12pm PST
The GOP tax reform bill enabled a potentially powerful new funding mechanism for struggling communities.
Data-Smart City Solutions
February 22, 2018, 11am PST
The Metro Monitor 2018 reports economic data for 2016, and it continues a tale of two cities (or metropolitan areas) around the United States.
Brookings Institution
January 29, 2018, 7am PST
National economic indicators may look good, but some areas are still clawing their way back from the 2008 recession. Cleveland's Slavic Village, an "epicenter" of the foreclosure crisis, is one of them.
Marketplace
January 5, 2018, 7am PST
Located primarily in the western states, some suburbs were hit hard by the 2008 recession and still haven't recovered. Many have seen an influx of low-income residents and upticks in crime.
The Atlantic
September 8, 2017, 8am PDT
For every Pittsburgh or Cleveland success story, there's a story waiting to be told in smaller cities like Gary and Lowell.
At Lincoln House
May 8, 2017, 5am PDT
One of the East Coast's most conspicuous signs of the Great Recession is finally turning itself around.
NorthJersey.com
March 30, 2017, 9am PDT
A contentious debate broke out this week, after a pundit proposed breaking up the consolidation of economic and political power of the country's liberal cities.
The New York Times
March 12, 2017, 5am PDT
Generation X is barnstorming the market, so to speak, and Millennials and Baby Boomers might be swapping their perspectives on the urban, suburban divide.
Realtor