Tag: suburbs

Not Your Granddad’s Suburb: Trump’s Racist Appeals Fall Flat In Diversified...

Trump attempted to win over the suburbs by using racist buzzwords, demonstrating his ignorance of what modern suburbia looks like.

Densifying Suburbs Is the Better Path to Housing Affordability

Alan Mallach responds to critiques of his assessment of urban versus suburban upzoning.

More Housing Could Increase Affordability—But Only If You Build It in...

Building more units has been touted as the solution to the housing crisis, but the location of those units may be just as important as the number.

Core and Periphery: “Trading Places”?

In a cover story for the latest issue of The New Republic, Governing Magazine editor Alan Ehrenhalt proclaims that the American city has reinvented...

Expanding the Scope of Community Development

More than four decades of suburban growth have moved demographic, political, and economic power from central cities toward their suburban counties. The change can...

A Mobility Strategy Offers Real Choices

Last January, The New York Times Magazine published "The Myth of Community Development" by Nicholas Lemann. The article painted a gloomy picture of urban...

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