Tag Archives | single-family homes

National Links: Innovative Bike Projects and Housing Madness

Every day at The Overhead Wire we collect news about cities and send the links to our email list.  At the end of the week we take some of the most popular stories and post them to Greater Greater Washington, a group blog similar to streets.mn that focuses on urban issues in the D.C. region. […]

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Map Monday: Twin Cities “No Construction” Zones Over Time

Wow, check out this cool animated .gif time series. Via Planetizen, it’s a “housing typography” map of the Twin Cities metro showing two-decade periods. The map comes from a report by a California economist named Issi Romem called “America’s New Metropolitan Landscape.” It makes an argument that US cities are dominated by what Issi calls […]

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Chart of the Day: Single-family Home Vacancy Rate

Here’s a chart about the rising vacancy rate for single-family homes (in general) around the US. It comes from this interesting article about whether or not there’s an oversupply of single-family homes. Here’s the punchline: In fact, it turns out that it isn’t only economically struggling areas that have stubbornly high single-family vacancy rates. Many faster growing […]

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