National home permitting and price trends show that the more a metro builds, the more affordable it is.
Nimbys point to empty condos as a sign that enough housing is getting built. But the market is more complex than that.
The theory ignores existing real estate data and the potential for change within the sector.
The New York City mayor's policies rest on rent-seeking and bribery. The latest example is his hotel policy.
Foreign investment should be viewed as another form of housing demand in cities - and not a bad one.
I took a 3-year, 30-city cross-country tour to study American cities. Here's what I learned along the way about our nation's demography, housing and culture.
In installment #7 of the America's Progressive Developers series, a Memphis arts non-profit turns a gargantuan former Sears warehouse into a "vertical urban village."
The Bay Area would likely be denser - and a lot more urbanized.
LA's real housing booms took place decades ago.
Of course suburbs grow more than central cities. They encompass vastly more land mass.
Another case where regulations shape how buildings must look.
Atlanta has largely been an affordable housing success story. But its housing market is still tough for the working class, namely in the central areas.
A Milwaukee co-working space combines work and play.
Unlike most U.S. cities, Portland has various historic retail hubs that sit right in the middle of single-family residential areas.
The housing style weaves urban life into the college campus experience.
Two young developers have fought the regulations holding back a great American neighborhood.
As one of America's largest developers, the church is a key player in the urbanist conversation.
Debunking the truism about density and affordability.
According to one developer, it's over 100,000.
Yes, shopping malls are dying. But why fill them back up with inefficient uses?
Housing markets in major metros are spiky, disperse...and unbiased towards cities or suburbs.
Experts are divided on whether the bill will increase or decrease prices. But they expect the latter for hot coastal markets.