Subscribing to the Future:
Planning for the Declining Ownership Society

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May 12, 2020

One likely outcome of COVID-19 is a post-pandemic acceleration of existing trends — the rapid movement from the impossible to the inevitable in a variety of fields. One trend that seems poised to accelerate is the decline of ownership—not just of big ticket items like housing and vehicles, but of everything down to the clothes on our backs. A shift to rental and subscription models will alter the economy significantly, including in the public realm and the built environment. U.S. tax policy continues to favor home ownership, but shifting attitudes toward ownership will require new settlement patterns and new policies to support them. What will be the impact on housing, policy, neighborhood and urban design?

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