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Posts Tagged ‘Housing’

Older Homeowners in Car-Dependent Suburbs Face Difficulty Downsizing

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Older adults in New Jersey looking to sell their homes—most of which are single-family detached houses—as younger generations continue to prefer smaller homes in walkable communities.

The Black-White Homeownership Gap in New Jersey

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Where we build our housing, the type of housing we build, and for whom we build it affects our environment, our quality of life, and how segregated a state we will live in.

Smaller Houses: Symptom of the Recession, or Long-Term Trend?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

The New York Times Magazine [registration required] takes a look at shrinking square footages for new houses and muses on whether this represents a long-term trend or merely a temporary response to the recession.  The crash of the housing market certainly has served to remind people that housing prices don’t automatically keep going up forever…perhaps […]

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