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6 09, 2014

Rethinking disaster housing for cities

By | 2018-01-04T00:10:58+00:00 September 6th, 2014|Article|0 Comments

An intriguing post about what urban cities should be doing now to prepare for disaster housing. If a disaster were to strike a dense urban neighborhood, the FEMA trailers wouldn’t be of much use. Each one houses one family and needs 20 feet of space on either side. Imagine trying to rehouse a single New [...]

20 08, 2013

Central Atlanta Progress Releases new Downtown Data

By | 2018-01-04T19:05:04+00:00 August 20th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Central Atlanta Progress has released updated data in it's Downtown Counts report. Categories include: People & Places - Revised With 9,300 people per square mile, Downtown is Atlanta's densest urban sub-market. Office Market - Revised Downtown Atlanta is home to the largest inventory of office space of all urban markets. Retail & Spending - Revised [...]

28 08, 2014

Homeownership Decision Making Compared Between Two Generations

By | 2018-01-03T22:59:20+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Article|0 Comments

via Flickr by Mark Moz On paper, today’s young adults are better positioned to buy than those of an earlier generation. Affordability for entry-level buyers is more than twice as high, according to an index composed by the NAR using such data as interest rates, median income, and price. Mortgage payments as a [...]

9 03, 2014

The Current Affordable Rental Housing Crisis

By | 2018-01-03T22:58:31+00:00 March 9th, 2014|Article|0 Comments

A very intriguing and sad analysis of the current state of affairs by the Urban Institute. A few excerpts: Not one county in the United States has an even balance between its ELI [Extremely Low Income] households and its affordable and available rental units. As a result, ELI households have to search harder for a [...]