Housing

Seattle tenants win in rejecting public housing's proposal to quadruple rent.
Yesterday   Rooflines
A MinnPost column finds nefarious purposes at work in the use of a couple of the common buzzwords employed in debates about Minneapolis housing.
Dec 2, 2014   MinnPost
Alan Mallach describes the decline of and need for homeownership in urban neighborhoods.
Dec 2, 2014   Shelterforce/Rooflines
When most people think of New York City, says CUNY planning professor and activist Tom Angotti, they think of Manhattan. This excessive focus on a narrow slice of the greater New York metropolitan area needs to be reconsidered.
Dec 1, 2014   Satellite Magazine
Architecture and real estate often fail to recognize their inexorable connections. A new website draws out the themes linking the two fields.
Nov 29, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a new fee on landlords to help enforce scofflaws. An editorial by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, however, argues that the math behind the fee doesn’t add up.
Nov 27, 2014   Pittsburg Post-Gazette
A collection of media coverage since the decision examines how Arlington will achieve its goals now that it voted to end funding for a $333-million plan to build a 7.4-mile streetcar line down Columbia Pike.
Nov 25, 2014   Washingtonian
Iberville Offsites received the 2014 National Trust/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation for restoration of homes as low-income affordable housing
Nov 25, 2014   Shelterforce/Rooflines
The Boston Globe recently ran an op-ed in support of community land trusts and inclusionary housing, which was penned by the National Housing Institute/Shelterforce and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Nov 25, 2014   Boston Globe
When Los Angeles County Planner Jonathan P. Bell wrote about informal housing in the region, several commenters responded. So Bell decided to answer questions and critics.
Nov 18, 2014   UrbDeZine
In its first year alone, Zero Cottage has produced 22 percent more energy than it consumes. But can such an urban project be replicated in a suburban setting?
Nov 17, 2014   Build a Better Burb