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.
Sep 23, 2014   DS News
<p>Several cities in the Pacific Northwest are encouraging the construction of smaller homes to help deal with the shortage of affordable housing.</p>
Dec 28, 2006   Business Week
<p>Concerned that promised replacement housing will never materialize, displaced residents and low-income housing advocates are fighting the planned demolition of the city's public housing projects.</p>
Dec 27, 2006   International Herald Tribune
<p>The Southern California city of Simi Valley is opposing recommendations from a regional association of governments that suggest the city should increase its housing stock. The city council sees the increase as unrealistic, citing a lack of land.</p>
Dec 25, 2006   Simi Valley Acorn
<p>The wide range of housing prices in a Milwaukee suburb -- offering affordability for all -- is no accident.</p>
Dec 21, 2006   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
<p>In London, a housing crunch is creating a new trend of converting old office spaces into housing. The majority of the city's new housing developments are actually old office spaces.</p>
Dec 21, 2006   Times of London
<p>From city, neighborhood, block to building-scales, Stephen Mouzon offers ideas to offset high housing costs and economic segregation.</p>
Dec 20, 2006   New Urban News
<p>Rene Rodriguez, the once highly lauded director of the Miami-Dade Housing Agency, stands accused of taking from the poor to serve developer interests, as well as his own.</p>
Dec 19, 2006   The Miami Herald
<p>In a creative deal to save a historic structure and also add to the city's desperately needed stock of workforce housing, the school district in Waco, Texas, agreed to sell the old Waco High building to a private developer.</p>
Dec 18, 2006   Waco Tribune-Herald
<p>New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled a broad plan to re-envision the city. He has recognized three major challenges: a population increase of 1 million residents within 25 years, a crumbling infrastructure, and a need to go green.</p>
Dec 18, 2006   The Economist
<p>Struggling to meet its mandate that requires 15 percent of new units downtown to be affordable, the Miami Downtown Development Authority is asking officials to change the rules.</p>
Dec 15, 2006   Miami Today