Tag Archives: Suburbs
CNU Board Member Ellen Dunham-Jones video of speech at TED.
Chris Leineberger points out that in this Great Recession, housing price falls and drop in housing production has been the big problem — but not everywhere. According to Stan Humphries, the chief economist of Zillow, an online housing-research firm, if you … Continue reading
New urban dwellers recite the benefits of living downtown – mainly, walkability.
In 2007, one-half of the world’s population became officially urban. One-third of Americans inhabit just 16 large metropolitan areas, which collectively use only a tiny fraction of the country’s land mass. Given the vastness of the globe, why do human beings … Continue reading
The daily activity most injurious to happiness is commuting. Yet, when people are choosing where to live, they consistently underestimate the pain of a long commute. This leads people to mistakenly believe that the big house in the exurbs will … Continue reading
My article in TX RE Business on need for affordable housing at transit oriented development http://bit.ly/9EJcju