An urge to new thinking comes at the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, when the Katrina Cottages were used to address a combination of issues: sustainability, affordability, and right-sized living.
Place-based transportation is key to helping economically struggling families, and until recently this idea has been underappreciated.
Do you want your community to thrive in the future? If so, placemaking is a key to making that happen.
Highly enlightening new data demonstrate the immense importance of walkability and transit in shaping how affordable large US cities are for a range of household types.
The conversion of an alley to utilitarian shopfronts is "dragging civilization westward a block" in downtown Ithaca, the developer says.
Investments in small, starter homes used to be the catalyst for neighborhood growth. Our historic neighborhoods are filled with examples of this.
Two primary strategies will help to achieve affordable living: Reduce household transportation costs and support smaller living spaces.
Surely we haven’t reached the point where making inner-city neighborhoods more attractive to more residents is a bad thing. And does anyone really have a right in the US to keep newcomers out?
A $600,000 grant will take aim at a new target: the rising tide of bureaucracy that prevents young builders and entrepreneurs from starting up business enterprises and building to energize cities.
For a number of very good reasons, there aren't enough walkable urban places to meet demand. Part 3 of a series on housing affordability.
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