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Posts in category “Affordable Housing”

Did the State Destroy the Best Model for Affordable Urban Housing?

Working and middle-class cooperative buildings were an invention of civil society.

Posted November 10th, 2017

The Perfect Apartment Building Is Hiding in Plain Sight

A century ago, unencumbered by zoning, developers built humane urban residences for the middle class.

Posted September 22nd, 2017

How Federal Policy Holds Back Sustainable Economic Growth

Overly restrictive patent law and housing regulation reward existing monopolies.

Posted July 22nd, 2017

The Redemption of Richard Florida

From creative class to working class.

Posted July 14th, 2017

How Employers Impose Their Own Growth Boundaries

The ‘Favored Quarters’ of Southern California have shifted over the years, but remain central to the region’s development.

Posted February 17th, 2017