Tag Archives: Affordable Housing
Although this story is about a renewed interest in planning downtown Austin, note the short focus on how or whether you provide for affordable housing in downtown development.
Rail transit has largely been built to suburban areas — and the result has been that of the dozens of metro and light rail lines completed in the United States between World War II and the 1990s, few took serious … Continue reading
My article in TX RE Business on need for affordable housing at transit oriented development http://bit.ly/9EJcju
The Economist explores this question — When the economy recovers, will Americans be as willing to buy houses, or will they want more freedom to chase labor markets and be geographically flexible? Speed and velocity of cities is what makes … Continue reading
The Cost of Renting or Buying a Home-– includes consideration of not just monthly costs and deductibility of interest, but also long-term appreciation or depreciation (housing busts) and that owning a house tethers the owner to that location when downturns … Continue reading