Housing

Los Angeles will raise its minimum wage incrementally to $15 an hour by 2020. But with an inadequate supply of new housing, will this new spending power simply enable landlords to charge more? Some economists say yes.
Yesterday   KPCC
<p>Despite enjoying an unprecedented boom in residential construction, The City of Miami is failing to provide adequate affordable housing units to its most needy citizens.</p>
Jun 5, 2007   The Miami Herald
<p>What it will take to provide needed shelter before the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games?</p>
Jun 4, 2007   The Tyee
<p>Subprime lenders appears to have deliberately targeted some of America's poorest communities. The resulting wave of foreclosures could eliminate more homeowners than were added.</p>
Jun 3, 2007   The Wall Street Journal
<p>Jonathan Demme's new documentary, "Right to Return: New Home Movies from the Lower Ninth Ward," shows us residents who have returned to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.</p>
Jun 1, 2007   The New York Times
<p>A new development in Hyde Park aims to revitalize its business district by attracting artists who are being priced out of Boston's formerly affordable neighborhoods.</p>
May 31, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>As Vancouver prepares for the 2010 Winter Olympics, rampant homelessness and a lack of affordable low-income housing threatens to tarnish the city's Olympic gold.</p>
May 31, 2007   The Tyee
<p>With relatively affordable housing stock and an increasingly desirable urban environment, Baltimore has attracted single female homebuyers at twice the national average.</p>
May 30, 2007   The Baltimore Sun
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May 29, 2007  By Wayne Senville
Houston or Holland? The rapidly growing suburbs of Madrid uncomfortably (and instructively) amalgamate some of both. Blog Post
May 28, 2007   By James S. Russell
<p>An eclectic group of New York residents who live year-round on boats docked in New York's Hudson River have been granted a reprieve from city officials who had planned to reduce the permitted amount of time boats would be allowed to dock.</p>
May 25, 2007   NPR