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Demographic Change

August 5, 2019, 8am PDT
Many suburban areas outside thriving urban cores are struggling to deliver vital services and maintain property values as job and population growth stagnates. It's time to confront the realities of those communities, according to this article.
Governing
June 12, 2019, 6am PDT
Failing golf courses pose a choice for cities that can use tax dollars to turn them public or put the land to use in other ways.
Crain's Chicago Business
February 7, 2019, 6am PST
While suburbs are changing, that doesn't mean they are declining, according to recently published research.
Joint Center for Housing Studies
September 14, 2018, 7am PDT
From high-rises to townhouses, the suburban multi-family market is growing fast.
Governing
June 27, 2018, 8am PDT
As populations shrink, small towns are losing an important place to get together,,
Houston Chronicle
April 28, 2018, 7am PDT
Unlike previous generations that fled cities, in part over of fears of crime, today people leave many cities because they can't afford them.
The Economist
August 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
By 2040, Detroit will be bigger, more urban, older, and whiter predicts a report from the New Urban Institute that looks at trends, challenges, and assets of the Michigan city.
CityLab
May 17, 2017, 8am PDT
Middle class African Americans are leaving Chicago, and that leaves neighborhoods like the city's South Shore reeling.
Chicago Tribune
January 18, 2017, 6am PST
Paris's most tourist-friendly neighborhoods are getting less dense: falling fertility rates, rising costs, and home sharing are all suspected as possible culprits.
Quartz