February 16, 2016, 1pm PST
Facing an ever expanding shortage of affordable housing and growing inequality, São Paulo's new master plan hopes to change the face of the city.
February 13, 2016, 9am PST
Trulia has undertaken an in-depth analysis of American Community Survey data to reveal some of the impacts of the recession on the housing market.
February 12, 2016, 12pm PST
The easy part for politicians at both the city and the county of Los Angeles is over. Funding their plans to improve services for the homeless will be the hard part.
February 11, 2016, 2pm PST
Community land trusts are facing an uphill battle as waves of gentrification reach new neighborhoods around Pittsburgh.
February 11, 2016, 9am PST
Multiple reports about the priciest real estate in New York City say a glut of supply is leading to high vacancies and lower rent.
February 11, 2016, 6am PST
A new report from California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office may dispel assumptions that construction of market-rate housing displaces low-income Californians.
California Legislative Analyst's Office
February 8, 2016, 11am PST
When a region isn't building enough housing to meet the demands of a growing population and shifting demographics, zoning codes reform and infrastructure investment can be the solution.
Regional Plan Association
February 6, 2016, 7am PST
The case of the lead contaminated waters in Flint, Michigan has renewed a national discussion of lead poisoning in children across the United States.
February 5, 2016, 1pm PST
Washington, D.C. joins Denver and Seattle as locations credited with slowing the rising cost of housing by building an abundant new supply of residential units.
Greater Greater Washington
February 5, 2016, 11am PST
A newly elected member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has proposed an expansion of rent control that would circumvent state laws that limit such measures.
February 5, 2016, 7am PST
The power of open data and mapping is on display in a map by Chicago Cityscape that shows all building permits for affordable housing in Chicago over the past decade.
February 4, 2016, 1pm PST
Inclusionary zoning and weakened urban growth boundaries are not effective tools for reducing the price of housing. Joe Cortright of City Observatory suggests ending parking requirements instead.
February 3, 2016, 8am PST
Lakeview, located north of Lincoln Park and adjacent to Lake Michigan, leads the city by a wide margin in residential teardowns over the past five years. Local developers are selling new homes for four times the original price paid.
February 2, 2016, 10am PST
A new crop of developers are delivering fine-grained urbanism. Ben Brown checks into their boot camp and provides an update on the movement.
January 28, 2016, 10am PST
City Observatory puts the housing market of major U.S. cities in perspective by comparing the value of housing markets to the value of large corporations.
January 28, 2016, 7am PST
A new report issued by McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute provides new thinking about how to create "age-friendly cities."
January 27, 2016, 1pm PST
It's been said that children are the indicator species of urban health and great neighborhoods. By this measure, Oakland is in trouble.
January 27, 2016, 7am PST
Denver just joined Seattle in an exclusive club: high demand cities with flattening or falling rents.
January 26, 2016, 9am PST
At a building industry trade show held last week, the new trend was for houses constructed with extra space for renters or extended family. In other words, depreciation comes standard.
January 26, 2016, 7am PST
An affordable housing ballot measure opposed by affordable housing advocates: welcome to the strange housing politics of San Francisco.