The young and wealthy are picking cities over the suburbs that their parents have embraced for so many decades. With this significant shift in the outlook towards large cities, populations are continuing to swell in urban neighborhoods, with municipalities attempting to keep up with infrastructure needs.
As the economy continues to improve across the United States, big cities are facing massive housing shortages. With more people moving to cities and staying in pursuit of careers and families, populations are outgrowing the supply of housing. This trend is having consequences on infrastructure and also making home prices run away from potential buyers.