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Does Chicago’s Aldermanic System Work?
Chicago’s long-time debate about aldermanic privilege speaks to a larger one about whether city council elections should be ward-based or at-large
Scott Beyer | November 15, 2022
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Can Granny Flats Make California Affordable?
Thousands of people want to build and rent homes in California, will this loophole help?
Laura Williams | November 5, 2022
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See How Little Housing Some U.S. Metros Permit
The supply is not meeting demand
Scott Beyer | July 19, 2022
Stop Subsidizing Homes in Flood Zones
The market will make clear what land is fit to live on
Scott Beyer | July 8, 2022
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What are DAOs and Can They Run Cities?
How decentralized autonomous organizations can improve or replace local governance
Scott Beyer | May 6, 2022
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Do Upzonings Increase Home Prices?
What really keeps getting in the way of building more housing?
Scott Beyer | May 2, 2022
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Should Public Transit Be Free?
The "dos and don'ts" of economically viable free public transportation
Scott Beyer | April 21, 2022
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Tear Down Urban Highways and Bid the Land Out
Urban highways are a legacy of post-war government engineering. If they’re to be razed and reimagined, let’s bring market thinking to the process
Scott Beyer | April 7, 2022
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America’s Upzoning Bills Are Already Creating More Housing
While the bills getting passed in cities and states nationwide seem minor, market forces have acted on them
Scott Beyer | February 28, 2022