Smart Growth the Way Forward?
In the face of greater housing underproduction than previously anticipated, more than 5 percent of the total national housing inventory, a third way is being championed by report authors and housing researchers and economists.
Announcing the Race to Zero Grand Winner
The top prizewinner of this student competition offers a site-efficient and energy-wise home on a dense infill site in a challenging climate
Boulder Considers Adding More Accessory Dwelling Units
The City Council of Boulder, Colorado is currently considering loosening restrictive policies regarding the construction of accessory dwelling units (ADUs).
Big Opportunities for Builders
Three unmet needs and the market shifts they signal are a call to innovation; a chance for differentiation
Detroit, New Orleans, And Other Progressive Cities That Foster Small Businesses
Even though they provide almost all of the net new jobs created over the last 70 years, small businesses across the nation are…
Mortgage Master: 75 Million Homebuying Millennials on the Horizon
A study found that 93 percent of 75.3 million Millennials want to own a home in the near future
Traditional Neighborhood Development: Past, Present, and Future
Involving the public, addressing affordability, and embracing product diversity are some of the lessons learned from successful New Urbanism. We look at how the most successful communities get it right
Correcting a Jobs/Housing Imbalance in Monterey, Calif.
A small footprint and small lots combine with big ambition to create a compact, walkable, mixed-use/mixed-income community
Downtown Is the Biggest Amenity for This Texas New Urbanist Community
Town Creek will offer single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums, in addition to a range of amenities, to attract a wide spectrum of buyers
Bainbridge Island Community Builds Connections
Grow—an 8-acre, 141-unit community—is the largest solar community in Washington state
A New, Leaner Urbanism Is Taking Hold
Andrés Duany, designer of the influential Seaside development, has a new vision
Lean Lessons From the New Urbanism
Small, infill multifamily projects like this one exemplify the tenets of Lean Urbanism, a growing movement that…
Tiny Houses That Showcase the Power of Big Ideas
Applications for scaled-down homes extend beyond do-it-yourselfers who crave a simpler life
Commuting Distance and Housing Affordability
As commuting distance grows, nearby housing affordability does not, studies find