Jonathan Karp,“Suburbs a Mile Too Far for Some.”
Wall Street Journal.(June 17, 2008) A18.
At the same time, distant suburbs, or exurbs, where housing growth was predicated on cheap gas, have experienced the biggest declines in home values in the past year, according to a May report by CEOs for Cities, a nonprofit group of public- and private-sector officials that seeks to promote urban areas. “The gas-price spike popped the housing bubble,” said Joe Cortright, the report’s author.