The debt of the U.S. Government could well grow to 100 percent of GDP within a decade. As Irwin M. Stelzer of the Hudson Institute says, “If unlimited borrowing, financed by printing money, were a path to prosperity, then Venezuela and Zimbabwe would be top of the growth tables.”
Over the last half-century, Houston has developed an alternative model of urbanism. As the New Urbanist punditry mounts an assault on both suburban growth and single-family homes, Houston has embraced a light regulatory approach that reflects market forces more than ideology.
Abraham Ackley manages a butcher shop that his father, James, owns, and his grandfather, Bob, first opened in the 1960s. When he bought Bob’s from his dad, who passed away in 2011, James reckons his clientele was about 85 percent Black. Now he figures it’s about 85 percent White.
Offering perspective and insight about downtown Los Angeles from the early 1990’s to present time. Ms. Schatz shares the stories about the hard work that went into changing downtown Los Angeles. She served as the first female President and CEO of the Central City Association (CCA) of Los Angeles for more than 20 years and currently serves as president of the Downtown Center Business Improvement District.
Scott Cox is an architect with broad experience in banking, development and project management. He is a principal at Denver-based SLC Advisors, a home building, land development and investor consultancy that manages company level investments, housing and community development projects and repositioning/work-outs. In August 2018, Mr. Cox wrote four articles for Builder Online addressing the question of “What’s wrong with housing in America?”
Jenny Schuetz of the Brookings Institution offers recommendations for what federal, state, and local policymakers can do to make housing more affordable and equitable for American families across the country.
Bees are central to an enormous agricultural industry — about one of every three mouthfuls of food consumed in the USA—wouldn’t exist without pollination provided 30 billion bees (and hundreds of human beekeepers) who keep the trees pollinated — and whose very existence is in peril.
Women, who are estimated to make up about ten percent of India’s homeless population, suffer the brunt of a growing crisis brought on by rapid urbanization, soaring property prices, and a lack of shelters and affordable housing.