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Housing starts slid further in June as rising construction costs weakened the market | 2019-07-17

Urban Institute: Gap slowly closing for Hispanic homeownership | 2019-08-13

While the rate of homeownership for Hispanics has grown in the past few years, a recent study by Urban Institute shows that only two...
Goldman Sachs all but guarantees the Federal Reserve is about to cut interest rates | 2019-07-11

Urban Institute: Launch of FHFA’s single security was “flawless” | 2019-08-09

In June, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that its long-laid plans to launch a single security for loans backed by Fannie Mae...
Andrés Assmus

Urban planning & Blockchain. A case in Latin America : Colombia

In an earlier article, https://medium.com/p/6ac46a68fd2 I have commented on the smart city in Colombia, and I addressed the issue of Governance. Now I...
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Urban Outfitters now sells wall paint from Backdrop

Urban Outfitters is low-key one of our go-tos for affordable, trendy furniture. And now, you can put the finishing touches on...
Balaji Symphony

Allocation for Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry up by 12%, to Rs 48,000 crores

The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry’s budgetary provisions were pegged at Rs 48,000 crores in the Union Budget 2019–20, a hike of nearly...
Innovative Funding Models: A New Approach to Urban Blight

Innovative Funding Models: A New Approach to Urban Blight

Can innovative funding models help communities overcome urban blight? Recent research by the Urban Institute explores how new ways of financing can engage...
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Paris to plant mini urban forests to combat climate change

Earth is home to approximately 3 trillion trees, but most of them are far from urban centers where they’re most needed...
Schoolhouse Shuffle | Urban Omnibus

Schoolhouse Shuffle | Urban Omnibus

Sharing is as fundamental to the early elementary school curriculum as the alphabet or counting, part of the social arithmetic of coexistence. In...
Castaways of Jamaica Bay | Urban Omnibus

Castaways of Jamaica Bay | Urban Omnibus

From microplastics to PCBs, we are learning more and more about the invisible substances that pollute our waters. But Jamaica Bay is also...
Pattern Recognition | Urban Omnibus

Pattern Recognition | Urban Omnibus

High Bridge. Photo by Stanley Greenberg Moving through seemingly familiar urban terrain, it is easy to take for granted the density of information around...

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Total existing-home sales during July totaled a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.42 million, up 2.5 percent from the previous month and up 0.6 percent from one year earlier

Existing-Homes Sales Up 2.5 Percent

Total existing-home sales during July totaled a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.42 million, up 2.5 percent from the previous month and up 0.6...
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Growing Food From Scraps | Homesteading Simple Self Sufficient Off-The-Grid

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Albuquerque home sale prices remain high for the year

Albuquerque, N.M., home prices dipped slightly last month, but still maintained their torrid rate of growth over the past year.The median sale price...
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WWE’s The Miz Buys Thousand Oaks Mansion – Variety

A plus-sized manor house in the decidedly posh — if somewhat far-flung — Thousand Oaks, Calif., enclave of North Ranch Estates was “sold...

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