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In this policy brief, The COU Standard of Living Index, Wendell Cox provides cost of living estimates for new entrants to metropolitan markets, including prospective home buyers as well as renters.
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and the disastrous flooding, Houston has come under extreme scrutiny. Much of the current debate starts from a firm misunderstanding of the region’s realities.
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by KONRAD YAKABUSKI Of all the lofty attributes Canada’s…
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by Alicia Kurimska Over time, suburbs have had many enemies,…
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by Joel Kotkin 01/16/2015 The U.S. may have its first black…
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by Aaron M. Renn 01/15/2015 People advance two main sorts…
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by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox In the wake of the post-2008…
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Lots of new jobs and a low cost of living make Houston a middle-class…
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This report concentrates on housing affordability in three…
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- COU Standard of Living Index 2017 – 2nd Annual EditionNovember 27, 2017
- Hurricane Harvey WhitepaperOctober 1, 2017
- Suburbs & Exurbs Grab Nearly All Metropolitan GrowthDecember 12, 2017
- The Price of Texas Growth: Housing AffordabilityNovember 30, 2017
- Houston Housing Market 3rd Quarter 2017: Impact of Harvey Strongest in Resale MarketNovember 28, 2017
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