How much open space does an urban area need?

Around 97% of all metropolitan areas in the United States have insufficient open space, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. In the paper "Open Space ...

New report details worsening racial inequality in home appraisals

In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act, which prohibits discrimination based on race, religion, sex and nation of origin in the sale, rental or financing of housing. More than 50 years later, however, ...

Walkable cities lead to healthier residents

Higher density neighborhoods can help create vibrancy and lead to benefits for the environment and public health, argues a University of Canterbury academic.

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