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Survey: More Millennials Renting, But Just As Many Want To Own

Wall Street Journal

One of our Young Innovators, Curits Witek, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal story about millennials' attitudes toward home ownership.

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Quality of Life, (e)Quality of Place

by CNT and Open Communities
January 15, 2015

Rail transit anchors downtowns and neighborhoods in communities throughout Chicago’s northern suburbs and across the region, but many of these communities are falling behind in creating mixed-income transit-oriented development. This guidebook offers case studies, policy recommendations, and public participation tools to help suburbs build affordable, accessible housing around transit.

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