Tag: Livability

Walkability Increases Housing Values

  Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Housing Values in the U.S Cities, a study by Joseph Cortright, analyzed data from 94,000 real estate transactions in 15 markets provided by Zip Realty. The study revealed that in 13 of 15 markets observed, increased levels of walkability related to higher housing values.The study explored the connection between …

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New Study Acknowledges Link Between Health and Livable Neighborhoods

  Published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, What Your Neighborhood Says about Your Health acknowledges the link between health and livable neighborhoods. Researchers utilizing a GIS find that increased accessibility to food outlets and opportunities to be more physically active have greater impacts on a community’s health, and promotes livability. People with lower income …

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