https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/building-the-new-america.jpg 675 1200 Joel Kotkin Wendell Cox Marshall Toplansky Tory Gattis Mark Schill /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Joel Kotkin Wendell Cox Marshall Toplansky Tory Gattis Mark Schill2023-09-28 08:55:572023-09-28 17:16:41Report: Building the New America
How do we build a new urban model for America — one that is better aligned with the aspirations of most Americans? This newly released report examines the housing trends that are driving today's migration of people and jobs.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/los-colimas_and-beyond.jpg 675 1200 Wendell Cox /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Wendell Cox2022-04-12 16:53:252022-04-12 16:56:06Ultimate Agglomeration Diseconomy: The Standard of Living
Wendell Cox — It is hard to imagine a more destructive agglomeration effect than reducing the standard of living. Yet this is what the loss of housing affordability does.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/dispersion-from-nyc-urban-core.jpg 675 1200 Wendell Cox /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Wendell Cox2022-04-05 11:20:222022-04-05 11:25:46Census 2021 Estimates: Increased Dispersion
by Wendell Cox — Increased dispersion began before COVID, but accelerated in 2021 with what the Census Bureau characterized as “a shift from larger, more populous counties to medium and smaller ones.”
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/one-by-five_apts_Austin_TX.jpg 675 1200 Wendell Cox /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Wendell Cox2022-03-09 17:12:002022-03-09 17:12:00Higher Urban Densities Associated with the Worst Housing Affordability
by Wendell Cox — Densification of existing urban areas leads to worse housing affordability, according to a recent study of 53 major US markets.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/demographia-international-housing-affordability-2022-report.jpg 675 1200 Wendell Cox /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Wendell Cox2022-03-07 09:00:352022-03-05 21:23:17Demographia International Housing Affordability – 2022 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/2022/01/MUDS-quote.jpg 1054 1856 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2022-01-31 18:44:042022-10-05 11:14:12The URI Next American Cities Report, Texas MUDs as a Model
This newly released report from Urban Reform Institute examines the places that offer opportunity for a revitalized American Dream for more citizens.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/the-next-american-cities_report.jpg 675 1200 Charles Blain /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Charles Blain2022-01-03 05:50:422022-04-05 10:46:21The Next American Cities, a New Report from Urban Reform Institute
by Charles Blain — Our recently released report, The Next American Cities, offers an answer to the problems plaguing those living in and near major cities, with a combination of affordability, amenities, and proximity to jobs.
/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png 0 0 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2021-12-07 16:21:252022-10-05 11:44:05Preventing big infrastructure failures, mass migration to Texas and more
by Tory Gattis — To prevent big infrastructure failures, we need to compare a proposed project estimate to similar projects actual costs BEFORE a project goes through the approval process.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/suburbs-with-green-space.jpg 675 1200 Charles Blain /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Charles Blain2021-11-12 15:30:242022-09-30 22:20:57Demographia United States Housing Affordability, 2021 Edition
The Urban Reform Institute is pleased to present the 2021 edition of Demographia United States Housing Affordability.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/business-growth-texas.jpg 675 1200 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2021-10-05 17:07:142022-10-05 11:45:50Political Guide for Moving to Texas, Houston No-Zoning Video, and More
by Tory Gattis — This week's post starts with my political guide for moving to Texas: progressives to Austin, conservatives to DFW, and pragmatic centrists and independents to Houston.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/port-of-houston.jpg 675 1200 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2021-04-07 16:03:262022-10-05 11:41:30Are We Entering the Distributed Age? Plus Perspectives on Houston Infrastructure
by Tory Gattis — As we enter a distributed age of remote work, Houston's extensive infrastructure and affordable housing position the city for growth.