Category: Recovery

Beats the alternative

4 September, 2014 (09:00) | Homeownership, House prices, Markets, Recovery, Rental, US News |

By: David A. Smith Beats the alternative Interviewer: How does it feel to be 100%? George Burns: “Beats the alternative.” Demonstrating the journalist’s precept that an ominous warning always trumps a happy event, Fortune (July 18, 2014) manages to bypass the real story in favor of a scaremongering headline: Why the housing recovery is over, […]

NNO: moving on, moving out?

23 January, 2006 (09:30) | Disaster recovery, New New Orleans, New Orleans, Recovery, Urban planning |

Channeling AHI’s various predictions and recommendations (Part 1 and Part 2), the Economist provides both an update and a suggestion for New New Orleans:   IN PARTS of the Lower Ninth Ward, people who want to rebuild their houses will have to find their land first.    From the Economist: life in the Lower Ninth […]

NNO: hope on the bayou?

10 January, 2006 (09:13) | Disaster recovery, New New Orleans, New Orleans, Recovery |

As New New Orleans struggles to be born and the Administration continues to punt, leaving a Federal decision vacuum, in which HUD is notable only for its absence, Louisiana’s most senior Congressman is showing leadership:   BATON ROUGE, La. – Into the void of the post-Katrina policy landscape, littered with half-ruined proposals, crumbling prescriptions and […]