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by Tory Gattis — This week, I'm sharing my favorite excerpts from Evan Mintz's newest Texas Monthly essay, and how Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's approach to homelessness is succeeding.
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by Tory Gattis — Californians are feeding Austin's housing frenzy, as flexible remote work is beating hybrid models for work.
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by Tory Gattis — The lead item this week is a very cool video from Reason, "Density or Sprawl? How To Solve the Urban Housing Crisis" — that discusses how Houston's housing approach gets it right.
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by Tory Gattis — Join us Wednesday evening June 16th: Building a 'Be Someone' City: Houston and the Rise of Opportunity Urbanism. We will discuss how to develop a market-centered, ‘people-oriented’ approach to urban policy, planning, and development.
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by Tory Gattis — Four drivers of Texas' rapid growth: a light touch on zoning, high standard of living, and family friendly housing prices in good school districts make for opportunity cities.
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by Tory Gattis — Going beyond all the usual reasons given for Texas' high growth, here's the technical overlooked one that I think is a big key: Texas does not allow unincorporated counties to regulate land use (i.e. create zoning), which creates pretty much a totally free market in development just outside cities.
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by Tory Gattis — How does the Houston housing market achieve elasticity? Less regulation. The city famously lacks a zoning code, and many of its suburbs are also very pro-growth.
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Charles Blain sits down with Eric Barvin to discuss entrepreneurship and opportunity in Texas. Eric identifies the affordability of housing as a key factor in the success of his investment in rental properties.
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by Tory Gattis — What defines Houston? Affordable housing is one of the things that makes Houston attractive to tech employees looking to relocate, and reap the benefits of the Texas model for supplying a continuous flow of new, affordable housing.
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by Tory Gattis — Bloomberg Businessweek's makes "The Case for Moving to Houston" in a story on high-tech workers leaving the big expensive coastal cities.
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