Housing

Gary Lerude

The Economics of Urban Trees

A little greenery can go a long way when it comes to property values

Courtesy of the Community Design Collaborative

Redeveloping Former Industrial Sites Doesn't Mean Giving Up on Industry

Brownfield projects in Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Toledo aim to reimagine what manufacturing means in America

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

America's Housing Stock Mismatch

As household sizes continue to fall, the size of our homes keeps getting bigger

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City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

The Case for Strengthening Urban Property Rights

We'll never escape from NIMBY sentiments, but local governments can take steps to ensure everyone benefits from new development

University of Colorado

America's 20 Most Economically Vibrant College Towns

With better jobs markets and high levels of state funding, these U.S. cities offer a lot more than just a place to go to school

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The Booming, Busting Geography of College Enrollment

As home values fluctuate, so too does a family's ability to borrow money to pay for school

Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

Olympic Evictions Come to Russia

Residents in the southern resort town of Sochi, Russia are discovering what other Olympic host cities have already learned—some of them will have to move

Photo Flickr user irontones13, used under a Creative Commons license

Urban School Reform as Housing Policy

The link between schooling and place isn’t going away any time soon