Housing

Calling Pittsburgh "the next Boston," recent analysis finds Pittsburgh and Cleveland are bucking trends in stagnant first-time buyer rates in the housing market.
9 hours ago   DS News
<p>To the dismay of many residents, plans have been submitted for a housing development of more than 12,000 units in western Palm Beach County, Florida. Zoning and building guidelines would have to be changed to allow the development.</p>
Feb 23, 2007   South Florida Sun-Sentinel
<p>Realtors' report shows double-digit increase in housing prices in 14 metro areas, despite national decrease; high values attributed to affordability, job growth.</p>
Feb 21, 2007   Business Week
<p>Either for temporary residence or as a second vacation home, small dwellings are becoming increasingly popular.</p>
Feb 21, 2007   The New York Times
<p>Motels fill a critical housing niche in Montana's booming mountain resort region known as "Big Sky" outside Yellowstone Park: they house area workers as well as guests. While the rooms are shared to reduce costs, dangerous commuting is eliminated.</p>
Feb 20, 2007   The New York Times via International Herald Tribune
<p>Participating on Oakland’s Inclusionary Housing Blue Ribbon Commission, a home builder points to the futility of inclusionary zoning and lists effective alternatives that should be included in a comprehensive approach to building affordable housing.</p>
Feb 20, 2007   The Oakland Tribune
<p>The possibility of an affordable housing development being built near the gates of Disneyland sent the park's officials to a recent Anaheim City Council Meeting. A vote expected by many to pass resulted in a tie, and the housing project faded away.</p>
Feb 17, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>A new report from a Denver task force on foreclosures reveals that several neighborhoods in the city are suffering from high foreclosure rates.</p>
Feb 16, 2007   The Rocky Mountain News
<p>How accurate is the popular website that offers free estimates of home values?</p>
Feb 16, 2007   The Wall Street Journal
<p>In Harford County, Maryland, an ordinance has been approved that would strictly limit the development of new homes in areas with overcrowded schools.</p>
Feb 15, 2007   The Baltimore Sun
<p>As the city plans to demolish most of its public housing, the only publicly-subsidized units remaining will be offered to senior citizens. Displaced residents will be given counseling and vouchers enabling them to live anywhere in the country.</p>
Feb 15, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution