Matthew M. Robare is a freelance journalist based in Boston.
Humans are conditioned to think today's buildings are automatically uglier than what came before.
Trinity homes, a common 3-story rowhome throughout Philly, could be used as a missing middle style in other U.S. cities.
Another state bill aims to address the housing shortage, this time from Massachusetts.
Whether you Yimby or Nimby may depend on what you're gulping at last call.
Homeshare services make up a minuscule portion of Boston's housing stock. The real cause for its high prices is neighborhood Nimbyism.
"America's Walking City" removes the snow for cars. For pedestrians, not so much.
Boston can imagine all the housing styles it wants, but building them means getting past the politics.
Bostonians woke up recently to news that they can now blame short-term corporate rentals for their high housing costs. These can join the list of other factors people blame, including immigrants, millennials, new construction and even the city’s vibrant economy. Here are some things they can target next...
In a recent Strong Towns post “California Housing Crisis”, Charles Marohn (whose generally excellent work should not be minimized) argued that California’s housing crisis is driven not by high demand, but its boom-and-bust economy....
I never realized increasing housing supply and vegetable supply were at such odds.