housing

Environmental Capital: Pricey Gas Drives People to Move

In this recent article, Keith Johnson from the Wall Street Journal writes about the pricey gas rates and how it has sparked the move of many Americans. ... read more »

CNU on CNN: Norquist Touts Location Efficiency on "Issue #1"

As Americans are rousted from our collective 50-year torpor by ever-rising gasoline prices, newspapers and television stations around the country are finally realizing what we've known for a long t ... read more »

New to the Affordability Initiative!

As part of our Affordability Initiative, Congress for the New Urbanism is beginning a continuing series on various issues in affordable housing. ... read more »

Energy Prices Spurring "Reversal of Desirability"

Great article by Peter Goodman in today's New York Times, "Rethinking the Country ... read more »

The Housing Bubble Collapses Inward

In an article for Standard and Poor’s, economist David Stiff argues that the trend of rapid outward urbanization prevalent during the housing bubble may not return with as much vigor, even as the re ... read more »

Temp SF Housing

To add to my post. ... read more »

Urban Living in Demand, While Sprawl Shows Signs of Decay

Chris Leinberger's recent article in the Atlantic Monthly discusses the decay of conventional suburbs and the change in the way Americans ... read more »

Transit, Density Sustain Communities in Difficult Housing Market

As we experience a poor housing market in America, it's important to consider the geography of areas both losing and gaining property value. The ... read more »

Katrina's Cottage Industry - Washington Post

Nearly a year and a half have passed since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast as well as the unveiling of New Urbanism's latest poster child--the Katrina Cottage. What began as a response to razed housing in Louisiana and Mississippi is now expanding elsewhere. A new round of manufactured co... read more »