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/2023/11/middle-land-use-property.jpg 675 1200 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2023-11-08 18:20:422023-11-08 18:20:42Missing Middle Land Use Reform in Houston
Houston tackles missing-middle housing with major land use reform such as reducing minimum lot sizes; small lot single-family zoning is something that has proven to increase housing supply.
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Strong Towns is a weird urbanist cult that can’t produce hard numbers to back up their assertions suburbia is financially unsustainable (how many suburban municipality bankruptcies have you heard of?).
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/single-family-housing-development.jpg 675 1200 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2023-10-04 18:52:082023-10-04 18:52:08Building the New America: Texas’ Winning Approach to Housing Supply
Texas, renowned for its vast landscapes and independent spirit, has adopted a unique approach to housing development and affordability that sets it apart from many other states.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/top_suburban_housing_neighborhoods.jpg 510 820 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Joel Kotkin2023-09-08 10:06:312023-09-08 10:07:34Urban Sprawl, the Environmentally Friendly Answer to Expensive Housing
Where governments have embraced such things as “urban growth boundaries” and greenbelts that restrict new housing on the fringe, expensive housing is the result.
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/2023/01/FOC_Next-Gen-Suburbs-Berger.jpg 768 1024 Alan Berger /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Alan Berger2023-05-15 21:01:092023-05-11 21:04:23The Future of Cities: Next Generation American Suburbs
Next generation suburbs can be designed to preserve the environment, and advantage that urban core cities could never achieve.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/FOC_Utah-Innovations-Gochnour.jpg 768 1024 Natalie Gochnour /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Natalie Gochnour2023-05-11 10:30:012023-05-10 19:50:38The Future of Cities: Utah Policy Innovations in Homelessness, Poverty and Health
The proper size of government permeates public policy discussions about homelessness, poverty, and health care. The left and right debate varying degrees of government involvement, typically failing to act and often deteriorating into a state of policy paralysis.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/FOC_Black-Urban-Voters-Blain.jpg 768 1024 Charles Blain /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Charles Blain2023-05-04 10:29:012023-05-02 16:07:24The Future of Cities: A New Path for Black Urban Voters?
For decades, a large majority of black Americans have aligned with the Democratic Party, but the modern-day Democratic Party's leftward shift may cause a reevaluation of that relationship. The welfare of black people has not been made better from their support of the Democratic Party.
https://urbanreforminstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/FOC_Future-of-Work-Lind.jpg 768 1024 Michael Lind /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Michael Lind2023-04-27 13:44:272023-05-02 15:59:13The Future of Cities: False Dawn – The Future of Work and Cities After the Illusions of Globalization
The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rise of remote work, and partial de-globalization have shattered neoliberal narratives about the future of work and cities. A consensus about what will replace it has yet to emerge.