Housing costs are skyrocketing all over the country. Does that sound familiar? How worried should we all be that the current boom will have similar consequences as the previous housing boom?
Nov 18, 2015 Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Brooklyn-based artist Ekene Ijeoma newest piece shows what parts of New York City are affordable to different people across the spectrum of salaries in the form of crystalline islands called "wage islands."
Nov 17, 2015 Doggerel
Anaheim is struggling to keep up with a glut of houses in residential neighborhoods being used as short-term rentals catering to Disneyland's crowds. The city is profiting, but neighborhoods, perhaps, are not.
Nov 16, 2015 Los Angeles Times
Berlin's Senate has approved a sweeping reform of the city's housing policy, limiting rents on close to 400,000 public housing units to no more than 30 percent of a household income.
Nov 16, 2015 CityLab
Without designated industrial zones, New York manufacturing companies risk losing their facilities to the residential development market. The de Blasio administration has promised some zoning protections for industrial enclaves.
Nov 13, 2015 Crain's Business New York
A new study confirms much of what we already suspect about the choices people make about where to live, but with a far-reaching, scientific approach.
Nov 12, 2015 CityLab
A 12-story residential tower proposed for a Vancouver neighborhood is receiving pushback from housing advocates and the local Chinese community.
Nov 12, 2015 The Province
In a new paper, researchers find that land use regulations in cities have effectively created a "zoning tax," which primarily impacts the poor and renting class.
Nov 12, 2015 Market Urbanism
The Seattle City Council recently took the first legislative step in the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) process.
Nov 11, 2015 The Urbanist
A new report by the Bay Area Council argues that the regionwide housing crisis demands a regionwide response, i.e., all nine counties and 101 cities need to build more housing, and if they don't, there needs to be consequences.
Nov 11, 2015 San Francisco Chronicle