BeyondDC responds to the suggestion from Matt Yglesias and Ryan Avent that Washington raise its height limit. The limit should be increased strategically, but not raised citywide, or removed altogether. (Tip: BeyondDC)Twitter
Even when the economy recovers, many exuburban houses will never regain their lost value. Lenders need to face this fact, argues TNR. (Eric Fidler) Twitter
Where are the food deserts?
A new study conducted with The Reinvestment Fund confirms what many of us already suspected: Wards 7 and 8 are food deserts. The study incorporated not only distance to groceries but also socioeconomic factors that affect mobility and access. (TNR, charlie) (Tip: charlie)Twitter