Learn more about what Americans seek in their housing, transportation, and community choices. In partnership with Belden Russonello Strategists LLC, a nationally recognized survey and communications firm, ULI’s Infrastructure Initiative and Terwilliger Center for Housing released the findings of a national survey of 1,202 adults living in the United States in May 2013 called “America in 2013.”
Now, take a deeper dive into the research with the just released “America in 2013: Key Findings on Housing, Community, Transportation, and the Generations” compendium.
This series of fact sheets delves into key findings from “America in 2013″ with a focus on housing, community, transportation and the generations. Key findings include:
- 54 percent of Americans prefer three or more community attributes associated with compact development.
- 71 percent of Americans still view homeownership as a good investment, but renters are more skeptical with only 56% of renters believing that buying a home is a good investment.
- 70 percent of Americans place a high value on walkability when choosing a new community.
- 61 percent of Americans would accept a smaller home in exchange for a shorter commute.
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