Community Survey

America in 2013: A ULI Survey of Views on Housing, Transportation and Community

America is a diverse nation and our story is ever evolving. How we feel and what we value about the communities we live in is changing too. The Urban Land Institute’s Infrastructure Initiative and Terwilliger Center for Housing set out to discover where America stands in 2013 when it comes to views on housing, transportation and community.

In partnership with Belden Russonello Strategists LLC, a nationally recognized survey and communications firm, ULI conducted a statistically representative survey of 1,202 adults living in the United States.

The results of the survey provide an important benchmark on American attitudes and expectations around community choices. While the survey finds that the American people are overwhelmingly satisfied with their community’s quality of life, the survey also highlights the diversity of views Americans hold about where and how they live and what they want.

Take A Closer Look

Hear more about “America in 2013,” ULI’s new survey about Americans’ views on housing transportation, and community preferences and how these findings can assist communities to shape future development.

View key survey takeaways highlighting what Americans are looking for in their communities.

Download Key Findings

Discover more about what Americans are seeking in their housing, transportation, and community preferences. A series of fact sheets highlights key findings from “America in 2013″ with a focus on housing, community, transportation and the generations.

Download the Compendium

Learn even more by reading the “America in 2013″ technical report and appendices.

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New! "America in 2013" Compendium

Learn more about what Americans seek in their housing, transportation, and community choices. 

Take a deeper dive into the research with the just released “America in 2013: Key Findings on Housing, Community, Transportation and the Generations” compendium.

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