Housing and Growth Management News Links

The American Dream Communicator has pulled together of a number of interesting links on growth management, land use, and housing issues:

The Suburbs are Sexy — Wendell Cox, New Geography
Ready to burst with regulations — John Hood, Gaston Gazette, North Carolina

Housing costs are a growing burden for many —

Housing costs rising for families — Washington Examiner

Cities seek funds from Metro for development — Portland Business Journal

Not all on board for high-density housing near rail stations — Contra Costa Times, California

Florida Home Sales Improve 61% from 2008 —

County frustrated in trying to limit law that eases western development — Palm Beach Post

Frederick appeals to first-time homebuyers —, Maryland

Metro vows to take care of business as rail grows — Houston Chronicle

Fitchburg Debates Smartness Of Smart Growth — Worcester Business Journal, Massachusetts

Tax district voted down by commissioners — Jackson Sun, Tennessee

Machesney Park may use eminent domain — Rockford Register Star, Illinois

The Worst-Run Big City in the U.S. — San Francisco Weekly