Tagged: Housing

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The American Lawn is a Shared Nuisance

The American housing market has a number of features that makes many participating homeowners unhappy, and there is no clear way out.

Ordinary World for 1/3

Your Ordinary World for 3Jan19 with links to stories on history, religion, housing, and lawns.


Linky Friday: NIMBY This, YIMBY That

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you links from across the web and around the world, this week with NIMBY This, YIMBY That, ft stories on housing, zoning, urban living, cities, communities, and gentrification.


San Francisco’s Housing Crisis, Exactly as Planned

Plenty of discussion has centered around the California housing situation, especially the prices and lack of availability in the bay area since the tech explosion brought enormous wealth to one of America’s most unique cities, San Francisco. “Demolishing the California Dream: How San Francisco Planned Its Own Housing Crisis” by Hunter Oatman-Stanford is a detailed examination of the history of that great city, and how it came to be the go-to example of the modern housing debate.

Morning Ed: Housing {2017.10.17.Tu}

The high cost of housing, and related issues. Also, today is Procrastinators’ Tax Day, so make sure you get that in.

Tiny Houses

It’s not exactly a light carbon footprint if you rely upon the existence of stores full of goods and services to be available whenever you need them.

Linky Friday: Here, There, Everywhere

For about 36 hours this week, it looked like we were relocating to Alaska. This week: Home, School, Work, Earth, and Space.

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