March 17, 2013, 9am PDT
Lamar Anderson offers a window into some promising extremely inexpensive housing solutions that engage the user in the design and construction process.
October 22, 2012, 5am PDT
Does density cause higher housing prices? Can the private market supply low-income housing? What will it take to maintain housing affordability in successful, growing cities? Dan Bertolet seeks an answer to these questions in a piece for Citytank.
June 7, 2011, 11am PDT
The project converted a nine-acre parking lot into an ambitious urbanist community, which revitalized a nearby natural water channel, added high density housing, retail, and integrated a walkable design.
June 21, 2010, 10am PDT
18.6 million American households –renters and homeowners alike – spend more than half their income on housing, according to a new study by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies.
January 18, 2010, 10am PST
In this paper, Gustavo Rivera Jr. (Ph. D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago) evaluates the economic and sociocultural impact of recently developed public housing estates within the favelas of Belo Horizonte.
The Urban Reinventors Online Urban Journal
February 2, 2009, 1pm PST
The city of Dallas is committing to purchase homes for hundreds of homeless residents, rather than building shelters.
March 7, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Gentrification of one of Vancouver's low-cost neighborhoods in pushing immigrant populations out of the city.</p>