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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The Western US has long been an innovator in developing the urban form, notably in the creation of suburbanized, multipolar cities. Yet now that model is showing strain, and there’s a fierce debate about how western cities should grow.
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/2017/02/housing-construction-us.jpg 500 1500 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2022-05-23 10:57:072022-10-05 11:11:18Solving the Housing Shortage, and Houston Popular for Relocation
by Tory Gattis — Wall Street Journal finds that the housing shortage is caused by a combination of zoning and financing rules and supply-chain constraints.
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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.
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On Thursday, April 28th, join the webinar as RCLCO and Urban Reform Institute discuss the Next American Cities, emerging cities that reflect a new kind of suburbanization.
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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.
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by Tory Gattis — Houston needs its own version of the San Francisco Exploratorium museum - it's just awesome. Meanwhile, we're #1 in homebuilding, as Houston's population booms.
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by Tory Gattis — Houston offers the highest standard of living in the country (discretionary income after costs), especially among growing cities. And, Alain Bertaud debunks the "15-minute city."