Housing Boom

November 18, 2015, 5am PST
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?
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
January 23, 2014, 7am PST
Across the Intermountain West, paper plats and half-completed subdivisions are straining budgets and threatening the quality of life. A new report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy identifies treatment and prevention measures.
At Lincoln House
January 31, 2013, 10am PST
Los Angeles's landmark adaptive reuse ordinance has been credited with helping to spur downtown's dramatic growth over the past decade. However, developers now find it cheaper to build new than reuse the area's historic structures.
Los Angeles Downtown News
November 8, 2012, 9am PST
"The City That Never Was" is the title of an upcoming symposium, and series of essays, organized by the Architectural League of NY to explore two decades of growth and decline in Spain through the prism of unrealized architectural ambitions.
The Architectural League NY
March 17, 2012, 11am PDT
Suzy Khimm reports on a new paper that demonstrates that, contrary to widely held beliefs, the country’s top metropolitan areas became <em>more</em> segregated from 1995 to 2006.
The Washington Post
March 15, 2012, 2pm PDT
Once a bastion of rent-controlled housing for the poor and working class, a New York non-profit recently ousted its CEO following a string of risky real estate investments, Charles Bagli reports.
New York Times
March 12, 2012, 9am PDT
Vivan S. Toy examines the fate of several condo developments in New York that employed brand name architects to sell their products during the housing boom, and finds mixed results.
The New York Times
May 18, 2009, 11am PDT
Phoenix is undergoing another housing boom, with buyers clamoring to buy up properties with significantly discounted prices.
Los Angeles Times