Many U.S. cities are growing faster than their suburbs for the first time in decades, reflecting shifting attitudes about urban living as well as the effect of a housing bust that has put a damper on moving. According to Census data released Thursday, in 27 of the nation’s 51 largest metropolitan areas, city centers grew faster than suburbs between July 2010 and July 2011. By contrast, from 2000 to 2010 only five metro areas saw their cores grow faster than the surrounding suburbs.
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- Project Accountant at TRF Development Partners (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
- Senior Project Manager/Project Manager at Resources for Community Development (Berkeley, California)
- Finance Manager at DuPage Housing Authority (Wheaton, Illinois)
- Policy Associate at National Community Land Trust Network (Portland, Oregon)
- Community & Capacity Building Manager at National Community Land Trust Network (Portland, Oregon)
- Assistant Director of Policy at Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (San Jose, California)