https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/chicago-empty-downtowns.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Joel Kotkin2023-09-09 10:12:182023-09-08 10:12:35Save Our Cities
To save our cities, it’s time to create better neighborhoods where people will want to spend their time — instead of building ever bigger high-rise office buildings.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/US-HAFF-Report-2023.jpg 675 1200 Wendell Cox /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Wendell Cox2023-08-29 10:33:562023-08-29 10:41:40Demographia United States Housing Affordability – 2023 Edition Released
Demographia United States Housing Affordability rates housing affordability using the median multiple, a measurement of income in relation to housing prices, or 174 major markets (metropolitan areas) for the third quarter of 2022.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Future-of-Appalachia-report.jpg 675 1200 Aaron M. Renn /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Aaron M. Renn2023-08-17 09:45:072023-08-16 12:13:53The Future of Appalachia
New trends — sunbelt growth , remote work, combined with traditional assets such as cultural tourism or even high-tech growth — provide reasons for optimism for the future in significant parts of Appalachia.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/LA_City_Council-at-Fire-Station_Opening.jpg 675 1200 Cruz García /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Cruz García2023-07-24 16:22:402023-08-07 18:35:38Los Angeles City Council and Under-representation
Concerns over public safety can be one of the most polarizing policy issues that divide Americans. The past years of mainstream journalism would have convinced the people that inefficient police forces are the source of the problem...
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/an-american-suburb.jpg 675 1200 Wendell Cox /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Wendell Cox2023-03-20 11:58:172023-03-17 12:51:18Demographia International Housing Affordability – 2023 Edition Released
Demographia International Housing Affordability rates middle-income housing affordability in 92 major housing markets in eight nations: Australia, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States). This edition covers the third quarter (September quarter) of 2021.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/housing-construction-us.jpg 500 1500 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2023-02-28 17:32:242023-02-28 17:33:29The Housing Theory of Everything
High urban rents make life worse for everyone in countless ways. I expect this “housing theory of everything” to continue to catch on because it’s absolutely right.
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LULAC sues Houston, contending that the city's at-large elections dilute the Latino’s community’s voting strength and deny them fair representation on city council.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/moderate-voters-real-political-divide.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Joel Kotkin2022-11-03 11:10:512022-11-03 11:10:51The Real American Divide
The real American divide is between the extremists of both parties and the moderate, pragmatic policy preferences of the average American.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-demographia-us-housing-affordability_wide.jpg 675 1300 Wendell Cox /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Wendell Cox2022-06-09 22:00:462022-10-06 11:15:17Demographia United States Housing Affordability – 2022 Edition Released
Demographia United States Housing Affordability rates housing affordability using the median multiple, a measurement of income in relation to housing prices, or 189 major markets (metropolitan areas) for the third quarter of 2021.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/post-houston-venue.jpg 675 1200 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2022-06-07 18:45:392022-10-05 11:10:58Post HTX Diversity, Housing Costs Hurt Education and more
by Tory Gattis — Big increases in housing costs since 2000 have likely eaten most of the wage premium return from getting a college education, reducing the incentive to invest in education.