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Housing and Land Use Links

Samuel Staley
September 19, 2009, 9:07am

The American Dream Communicator, an on-line publication of the American Dream Coalition, provides regular links to news on housing, land use, transportation, and growth management. Here are a few of the most recent land use and housing links from the September 11th edition:

Housing & Land Use
Will Obama's "Livability" Program Bring Britain's "Hobbit Homes" to America? – Ron Utt, Heritage Foundation
What A City Needs
– Edward Glaeser, The New Republic
Oregon's land-use system: a barrier to economic recovery - Bill Moshofsky, Oregon Live
Higher Density Housing To Do Little To Cut Fossil Fuels – FuturePundit.com
Florida Drifts Into the Morass – Richard Reep, New Geography
Texas Tops U.S. in Housing Affordability – Buyers House Realty
State leaders clash over growth plans – Naples News, Florida

People and Metro Prosperity – The New Republic

Sex and the City of the Future – Forbes.com
Council OKs using eminent domain to create rail quiet zone – Kansas City Star
Williamsburg businesses fear eminent domain for Broadway Triangle – New York Daily News
School board seeks to condemn property – Statesman Journal, Oregon
Cedar Falls TIF district would let mall keep some option tax funds – WCF Courier, Iowa
Development Stifled By 10-Year-Old Comprehensive Plan – Daily Commercial, Florida
What We’ve Learned: Ugly Truths About Housing – New York Times


Samuel Staley is Research Fellow


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