CityLab University

CityLab University is a resource for understanding some of the most important concepts related to cities and urban policy.

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CityLab University: Shared-Equity Homeownership

Community land trusts and housing co-ops are alternative forms of homeownership that often serve those shut out by traditional markets.

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CityLab University: The Who’s Who of Urbanism

15 people who changed how we plan, design, think about, and live in cities.

CityLab University: Induced Demand

When traffic-clogged highways are expanded, new drivers quickly materialize to fill them. What gives? Here’s how “induced demand” works.

CityLab University: Inclusionary Zoning

You’ve seen the term. But do you really know what it means? Here’s your essential primer.