A round-up of the best responses to this week's The Big Fix
If we could buy just part of a house, would that make home ownership more attractive to renters?
A design competition is underway to re-imagine America's most infamous public housing complex
A new law will allow local farmers to sell their goods from their homes
In Panama City, a plan to build a marine viaduct around a colonial-era neighborhood has residents up in arms
Changing immigration patterns are partly to blame
We know that homeownership is no longer the panacea it once was. But what if you still want it anyway?
A survey on trends in home design offers surpising insights into the American zeitgeist
In places like Cleveland, Detroit, and Chicago, homeowners are being encouraged to expand the footprint of their properties
Repairing existing residential buildings produces about 50 percent more jobs than building new ones
One Detroit refinery's unusual approach to reducing negative health effects
A proposed Chicago ordinance would require security guards to be posted outside vacant homes near schools
Not according to a new study - they just move to places where crime is already on the rise
A new initiative seeks to revive empty commercial land as public space
Program tries to streamline purchase of thousands of vacant properties
A website chronicles the stories of a deserted town in a 'scrapbook with superpowers'
The best responses from this week's The Big Fix
In 2003, Richard Daley promised to house every resident by 2012. Nine years later, the city's nowhere near meeting that goal
Housing recovery comes quicker to inner-ring suburbs in DC, where commutes are shorter and towns are walkable