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Millennials

August 25, 2020, 9am PDT
A new paper predicts that home-buying trends among younger generations will lead to a flood of homes that older homeowners will not be able to sell.
UANow
June 29, 2020, 10am PDT
Younger people are making up more of the new cases of COVID-19 as the coronavirus explodes in the Sunbelt states, particularly Arizona, California, Florida, and Texas, bringing with it new attention on bars as settings for high viral transmission.
The New York Times
June 22, 2020, 9am PDT
For the third consecutive day, COVID-19 cases in the Sunshine State have set records, exceeding 4,000 for the first time. PolicyLab in Philadelphia now predicts Florida will be the epicenter of the pandemic in the U.S. by mid-July.
WTSP-TV
January 22, 2020, 7am PST
More people are moving to suburban counties, but a lack of affordable housing in places such as Loudon County, Virginia, means the suburbs are not an option for a growing number of people.
Greater Greater Washington
Blog post
December 23, 2019, 9am PST
Despite headlines to the contrary, the nation's most urbanized places appear to have gained thirtysomethings in recent years.
Michael Lewyn
December 18, 2019, 5am PST
Two New Jersey suburbs of New York City are taking an interesting approach to attracting New York City Millennials looking for refuge from the high cost of rent in the Big Apple.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Feature
December 16, 2019, 8am PST
A look back at the biggest stories and themes from the world of urban planning in the decade that was the 2010s.
James Brasuell
December 8, 2019, 7am PST
Places with a lot of Millennials are building homes, just not enough to keep pace with the large number of Millennials coming of homebuying age.
CNBC
November 26, 2019, 1pm PST
Staying in place is more and more the norm, even among historically mobile young people.
Brookings
October 7, 2019, 7am PDT
One of the most-read stories in the urbanism world last week was a Wall Street Journal article about young people between the ages of 25 to 39 leaving the largest U.S. cities. Not so fast with all that, says Jose Cortright.
City Observatory
October 2, 2019, 5am PDT
New York City continues to lose young adults between the ages of 25 and 39, but it isn't the only city seeing a net out-migration of Millennials and younger Generation Xers.
Crain's New York Business
August 30, 2019, 7am PDT
Ranches aren't the only segment of the luxury market having a hard time selling at asking price.
The Wall Street Journal
July 9, 2019, 7am PDT
Millennials need housing they can afford, and that means apartments instead of houses.
CNBC
June 10, 2019, 7am PDT
If action isn’t taken to address the major issues the nation faces today, younger people will be contending with a lifetime of hardship. But older generations seem mostly to be looking the other way.
Slate
May 24, 2019, 6am PDT
A common narrative about Millennials: their preference for urban environments like San Francisco and New York City. To what degree is the stereotype real?
Bloomberg
May 5, 2019, 5am PDT
A new report from the National Association of Realtors ranked the top homebuying destinations for Millennials.
CNBC
April 3, 2019, 5am PDT
Despite a dip in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in 2009, Americans continue to drive more and farther, despite some mistaken assumptions about Millennial travel behavior.
CityLab
April 1, 2019, 7am PDT
Everything we thought we knew about Millennials was wrong.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
February 21, 2019, 7am PST
An influx of millennials is driving population and housing growth in the Center City neighborhood.
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
February 15, 2019, 8am PST
New census data shows that millennials and seniors are migrating less, a result of the Great Recession and its economic impacts. For those who are moving, cities in the Sun Belt have been primary destinations.
Brookings