News and Commentary
Erin Petenko of VTDigger details how affordable housing advocates in Vermont are planning to confront NIMBYism.
The Wharton school at the University of Pennsylvania has a podcast that discusses how to make housing more affordable in the United States.
Christian Britschgi of Reason tells the story of some NIMBYs in Manhattan who decided to pay for, rather than litigate, the halting of new development.
The Sightline Institute has an article by Michael Andersen that looks at the city of Portland’s upcoming decision to reform its urban zoning laws.
Jenny Schuetz of the Brookings Institution has released new research that looks at Washington DC’s housing affordability problem and how to fix it.
Abigail Abrams writes for Time Magazine about presidential candidate Michael Bennet’s affordable housing plan, which “would invest in building millions of new affordable housing units across the country and expand housing assistance programs for poor Americans.”
The recent Manufactured Housing Symposium in Holland Michigan discussed modular factory-built homes as a solution to cut down home-building costs.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Liberty Street Economics blog has a new post by Jaison Abel and Richard Deitz that looks at geographical disparities in income inequality, particularly in high density urban areas with strong economies.