Tag Archives: Washington DC

“It’s Going to Be Awhile”

photo credit: Joe Mabel

Yesterday’s New York Times discussed some of the connections between local housing markets and economic health.  It’s a relatively short, but illustrative example of DC suburbs who soared during the housing boom and now struggle with anemic consumer spending.

One major issue centers around the connection between average consumer spending and home mortgages.   Continue reading

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Affordability in the Nation’s Capital

I did a post a few weeks ago that featured some affordability indicator maps I made for Philadelphia.  This afternoon I wanted to try out some different indicators… what better place than the nation’s city, Washington D.C.? Continue reading

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