Modular Housing May Help Bridg...

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 The need for more affordable housing was one of the most-discussed issues of Chicago’s recent mayoral campaign, but creating enough units to satisfy that need still seems like an elusive goal.

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The bitter legacy of the East ...

Jun 17, 2019 by

Residents of an EPA superfund site have struggled since being pushed out of their homes.

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What’s on the Horizon fo...

Dec 17, 2018 by

A new Congress means shifting politics and priorities. Here’s what multifamily will be focused on in the year ahead.

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Downturn Looms as Leadership T...

Oct 15, 2018 by

LOS ANGELES — It has the highest concentration of billionaires in the country.

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Life, Death and 20th Century A...

Oct 13, 2018 by

How did gentrification turn into a losing proposition for low-income neighborhoods?

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In 83 Million Eviction Records...

Apr 8, 2018 by

[Translate] By EMILY BADGER and QUOCTRUNG BUI nytimes Nearly one million American households received eviction judgments in 2016 in...

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Yale Architecture Students Des...

Dec 27, 2017 by

[Translate] 0 2K Affordable Housing The school’s annual first-year design/build project has built 29 houses in the city, and...

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Een Til Een Builds the World&#...

Dec 19, 2017 by

[Translate] Technology The Danish architecture firm utilizes agricultural byproducts as construction materials to build sustainable...

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Brooks + Scarpa’s The Six Rais...

Sep 5, 2017 by

[Translate] A new veteran-focused housing development seeks to offer a more sensitive salve to Los Angeles’s growing homelessness...

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How Tiny Homes Could Spur Affo...

Jul 18, 2017 by

[Translate] There’s a growing movement to downsize living, but is America ready for a nation of micro-houses? By Lorraine Chow...

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JOAN CLOS: THE PROBLEM ISNR...

Jul 8, 2017 by

[Translate] Metropolis’s Avinash Rajagopal asks Dr. Joan Clos, executive director of UN-Habitat, for his insight into successful...

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10 LOW-COST HOMES THAT COULD H...

Jul 8, 2017 by

[Translate] Dezeen Magazine Trudie Carter  DEZEEN.COM An affordable micro home that takes less than a day to build has just launched...

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WHAT THEY WANT TO HIDE TELLS Y...

Jun 21, 2017 by

[Translate] Democracy & Government Trump and his Wall Street cronies want to freeze — and no longer make public — bank reporting...

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HOW TRUMP COULD SPEND $1 TRILL...

May 10, 2017 by

[Translate] Grist / Amelia Bates Pipe Dreams By Nathanael Johnson and Matt GRIST.ORG Infrastructure! We’ve really got your attention...

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A SHIPPING CONTAINER COSTS ABO...

Jan 14, 2017 by

[Translate] A luxury home doesn’t always necessarily mean thousands of square footage, towering great rooms and gilded toilets. Take...

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THE HOUSING DEFICIT

Jan 11, 2017 by

[Translate] If Ben Carson survives the Jan. 12 confirmation hearings and becomes HUD secretary, he will have his work cut out for...

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Why de Blasio’s Huge Rezoning ...

Sep 19, 2016 by

[Translate] By M. Barden Prisant, FRICS   COMMON EDGE.ORG I tried to rain on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s parade. I was not...

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HOW A SHIPPING CONTAINER COULD...

Apr 16, 2016 by

[Translate] With hundreds of millions struggling to pay rent, a surprising solution could be as close as the nearest port. The Danish...

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6 TINY HOMES UNDER $50,000 YOU...

Apr 9, 2016 by

[Translate] 6 Tiny Homes under $50,000 you can buy right now 21 hours ago  under Architecture, carousel showcase, Features, Gallery,...

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HOW CLINTON DEMOCRATS KILLED R...

Apr 8, 2016 by

[Translate]   Nation Books By Robert Scheer Editor’s note: The following excerpt from Robert Scheer’s book “The Great American...

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THE STATE OF SMALL IN NEW YORK...

Mar 16, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED As has been said of the largest city in the United States, if you can make it there…well,...

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NO SUCH THING AS BAD PUBLICITY...

Mar 11, 2016 by

[Translate] Kira Gould  METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Courtesy ©Jessica Ashley Photography Last month, FastCoExist and Inhabitat ran stories...

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STAGGERED STARTER HOME PROJECT...

Jan 17, 2016 by

[Translate] 0 OJT develops staggered starter home* project in new orleans all images © william crocker       developed as an...

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Dec 23, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander Architecture The world is abuzz about tiny houses. They are the architectural antidote to all that ails...

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BRAD PITT’S MAKE IT RIGH...

Nov 27, 2015 by

[Translate] INHABITAT Architecture by Lidija Grozdanic The first three homes designed by Brad Pitt’s nonprofit Make It Right...

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A ROOF FOR EVERYONE

Nov 4, 2015 by

[Translate] The Center for Architecture’s “Designing Affordability” opens many more areas for engagement between...

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OOPS! WE DESTROYED AFFORDABLE ...

Oct 5, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture This site has long followed Seattle’s ongoing micro-apartment saga. Here’s a...

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CAN COMMUNITY LAND TRUSTS SOLV...

Oct 3, 2015 by

[Translate]   Vast numbers of Baltimore’s buildings are uninhabited. Could a new model of ownership put them in the hands of...

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THE SITUATION FACING LOS ANGEL...

Oct 3, 2015 by

[Translate] by Bryce Covert THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Jae C. Hong A homeless woman in downtown Los Angeles   Last week, two...

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7,500 AFFORDABLE FLOATING HOME...

Sep 29, 2015 by

[Translate] by Lidija Grozdanic, INHABITAT These prefab floating houses are meant to populate disused spaces along 50 miles of...

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