Mapping the Vast Differences Between Wages and Rental Costs
Comparing rental housing costs to wages reveals just how out of reach the housing market is for low-income earners.
Climate Change: The Most Vulnerable States Are the Least Prepared
The effects of climate change will vary depending on geographic location, so it's incumbent on states to prepare in their own, specific way. Not all states are taking that responsibility seriously, according to a new report.
Four Steps for Effective Land Use Reform
Land use and zoning reform is not a magic wand, and effective changes to any planning regime change requires careful work. A new report Urban Institute provides case studies and guidance on how to achieve desired outcomes from a reform process.
Metro Monitor 2020 Report Identifies Uneven Growth Around the United States
A record period of U.S. economic prosperity has reshaped the economy of the U.S., in particularly obvious patterns at the metropolitan level. A new Brookings report details the way metro areas have changed.
Report: Transit Ridership Reaches Lowest Levels Since the 1970s
The Transit Cooperative Research Program recently released a current snapshot of public transit ridership trends on bus and rail services in U.S. urban and suburban areas.
State of the Nation's Housing: Housing Production, Supply Still Coming Up Short
The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University released its annual "The State of the Nation's Housing" report this morning. There are some signs of post-recession normalcy in the housing market for high-income earners.
Report Details the Many Risks of Climate Change Facing Queens
The Regional Plan Association recently released a report targeting the climate risks associated with the older housing stock in Central Queens, New York City.
Report: More Homeowners Investing in Home Improvement Projects
The trends in home improvement have a lot to do with the trends of the larger real estate market.
Report: Cleveland and Akron Showing Strength in the Heartland
While much of the news focuses on declining population and vacant homes, Cleveland and Akron have quietly outperformed many other cities on quality of life.
How to Build a Better Bus Stop
The state of a city's bus stops is a good indicator of its commitment to public transit option as a mobility option for all its residents.
Norwalk Redevelopment Agency
City of Cotati
City of Austin Transportation Department
Rowan University's Department of Geography, Planning, & Sustainability
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
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