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April 30, 2015

Property Laws Hindering Disaster Recovery

Four full years after the “3/11” earthquake and tsunami, recovery efforts in the Tohoku region are mired in legal red ...

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July 13, 2009

Preventing “Housing Refugees”: A Proposal for a Home-Buying System

With bonuses slashed this year, many people will be hard pressed to keep up their mortgage payments. Some will see ...

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June 03, 2009

Improving Earthquake Resistance to Expand Demand

Despite being an earthquake-ridden country, Japan applies only minimum standards for earthquake resistance in its building code, leaving it vulnerable ...

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