Category: Student housing

Month in Review: June, 2014: Part 2, The challenges of developing new homes new

1 August, 2014 (10:00) | Austin, TX, Detroit, Flagstaff, Local issues, Mayors, Mobile homes, Month in review, Municipal bankruptcy, Municipal budgets, New Haven, New York City, NYCHA, Politics, Public housing, Real estate taxes, Student housing, Urbanization, US News | No comments

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Yesterday’s Part 1, reviewing a month spent entirely on local issues, dealt with the economic and political dynamics of existing housing markets, but cities must always be building new, because economic growth and population growth are the lifeblood of cities – such as New Haven: Demonstrators […]

Month in Review: June 2014: Part 1, The challenges of existing housing

31 July, 2014 (09:40) | Austin, TX, Detroit, Flagstaff, Local issues, Mayors, Mobile homes, Month in review, Municipal bankruptcy, Municipal budgets, New Haven, New York City, NYCHA, Politics, Public housing, Real estate taxes, Student housing, Urbanization, US News | No comments

By: David A. Smith In a century of cities, so much to do with housing happens not at the national level but in the city, and yet I was surprised to discover that every June post focused on a municipal-level issue, even if some of them are exemplars of global trends. Sir, sir, they’re just […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 7, The end of the beginning

12 June, 2014 (11:40) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 6 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5.]  By: David A. Smith When after five months’ silence the Georgia developers, Landmark Properties, returned to public view in Flagstaff with their proposal for the new student housing development, they had completely rethought their public-relations and external […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 6, The public communications campaign

11 June, 2014 (10:15) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 5 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.]  By: David A. Smith After the contentious, politically inflammable October 9, 2013 Flagstaff public hearing for the proposed new high-density higher-income student housing apartment complex on a superbly located site now occupied by a fleabag motel, an auto […]

Run it up the Flagstaff? Part 5, The community organizers

10 June, 2014 (14:00) | Apartments, Arizona, Development, Flagstaff, Housing, Land use, Local issues, Mobile homes, Northern Arizona University, Relocation, Rental, Student housing, Zoning |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 4 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.] By: David A. Smith Sources used in this post Arizona Daily Sun (October 13, 2013; teal font) Arizona Daily Sun comments (October 13, 2013; brown font) Amigos NAZ (November 1, 2013); red font) Jack Central (November 1, 2013; gray font) Arizona […]