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Recession

November 25, 2020, 6am PST
Decades of racist policy and a lack of critical resources have left Cleveland in a perpetual state of economic fragility. The city can't afford another recession.
City Monitor
August 31, 2020, 6am PDT
Trades groups demanded provisions in housing bills that ultimately will stymie the construction of much-needed affordable housing in the state.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 6, 2020, 7am PDT
A high-ranking federal official also issued a warning about the potential for the pandemic to affect mortgage borrowers.
Marketwatch
April 2, 2020, 7am PDT
Cities that rely on sales and income tax revenues to fund vital local services can expect immediate fiscal consequences from the coronavirus pandemic.
Brookings
March 24, 2020, 6am PDT
The lessons of the 2008 housing market crash don't necessarily apply to the current situation.
Curbed
March 23, 2020, 12pm PDT
Research into previous pandemics, like SARS in 2003, the Spanish Flu in 1918, and the early months of COVID-19 in China, offers insight into what to expect for the economy and the housing market during and after the current pandemic.
Zillow
March 23, 2020, 10am PDT
The effects of a nationwide economic recession will likely hit hardest those regions with vulnerable sectors.
The Avenue (Brookings)
March 22, 2020, 5am PDT
By providing support for workers and small businesses, local governments will play a crucial role in weathering the virus and stabilizing the economy.
Brookings
March 15, 2020, 5am PDT
As recessions fears grow, discussions about increasing the level of federal spending on infrastructure projects also grow.
Eno Center for Transportation
January 10, 2018, 7am PST
For the fifth year in a row, the number of Americans moving is down.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
November 4, 2016, 10am PDT
The state of New Jersey rejected a financial plan for Atlantic City, clearing the stage for a new, larger battle over control of the city.
AP via ABC News
April 19, 2016, 6am PDT
The success stories about Detroit leave out big pieces of the puzzle, including some just outside of city limits. The Detroit News looks at the ongoing struggles of one of the forgotten neighborhoods in the suburb of South Warren.
The Detroit News
January 11, 2016, 6am PST
Has the renaissance of our urban cores petered out or will the movement of suburban refugees to denser metro neighborhoods continue? Let's see what demographics and economics tell us.
Medium
July 1, 2015, 12pm PDT
The residents of Atlantic City are chomping at the bit for a chance to prove their resilience. Investors are also game.
Philadelphia Inquirer
Blog post
April 19, 2015, 1pm PDT
The American Planning Association's 2015 National Conference has launched in Seattle, with more attendees than any event since before the recession.
James Brasuell
August 5, 2014, 7am PDT
A recent post by Richard Florida, working in partnership with the Martin Prosperity Institute, examines where (and how much) income inequality grew in U.S. metros between 2006 and 2012.
CityLab
July 21, 2014, 2pm PDT
Rachel Dovey details a new report that finds boom-era trends of gentrification persisted in urban areas throughout the effects of the post-2007 recession.
Next City
March 17, 2014, 6am PDT
The same minority groups hit hardest by the housing bust are benefiting least during recovery.
MetroTrends Blog
December 2, 2013, 7am PST
Forget swing states, Richard Florida says, suburbs are today’s political battlegrounds.
The Atlantic Cities
November 2, 2013, 11am PDT
Analysis by The Wall Street Journal shows that even as other sectors of the economy fight their way back from the Great Recession, municipal finances lag far behind.
The Wall Street Journal