An industry report finds rising vacancies rates and lots of new supply coming down the pipeline. Could the nation's renters finally be in the market for some relief on the cost of housing?
Yesterday   The Wall Street Journal
As parking reform takes to multi-family housing, the detached single family home has largely escaped discussion. Should it? Seattle (of course) is taking the lead. Also, is all of Minneapolis ready to eliminate parking minimums along transit lines?
Jul 14, 2015   Streetsblog Network
Tiny Houses on trailers are available and buyers are ready to live small, but most zoning regulations don’t allow recreational vehicles as a permanent residence. Can zoning catch up to the tiny living trend?
Jul 11, 2015   The Charlotte Observer
Fair housing has taken national stage in recent weeks—a Supreme Court ruling and a Department of Housing and Urban Development rule now define fair housing. The New Jersey Supreme Court has also had its say on the subject, and cities are catching up.
Jul 11, 2015   The Star-Ledger
A wealthy county in Virginia has a reputation for prohibiting the construction of new housing. Development interests, however, are fed up with anti-development arguments.
Jul 10, 2015   The Washington Post
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the details of the final rule for Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, which will give new strength to the goals set forth by the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
Jul 10, 2015   The New York Times
San Francisco loses eight affordable units for every ten it creates according to a new report by the San Francisco Planning Department.
Jul 9, 2015   San Francisco Business Times
Blog Post
Incorporated in 1977, Apple is now the highest valued corporation in history. The public was first introduced to the cell phone in 1983. The Segway was introduced in 2001 with great fanfare. The smart phone debuted less than a decade ago. Blog Post
Jul 9, 2015   By Steven Polzin
Quartz shares a collection of data showing reasons for optimism on the road to a long, slow recovery.
Jul 8, 2015   Quartz
A clear, detailed explanation of community land trusts—a growing model for retaining affordable housing and neighborhood character in the face of gentrification pressures.
Jul 8, 2015   The Atlantic
A developer is claiming that the New Jersey borough of Upper Saddle River violated its "civil rights" to provide housing in a New Jersey community.
Jul 7, 2015   The Record