Affordable Housing

Los Angeles home prices have long since skyrocketed above median income. A report by the Legislative Analyst's Office shows how difficult it would be to build L.A. out of its predicament.
3 days ago   Curbed LA
An op-ed by Carol Weisbrod, chairman of the NYC Planning Commission, makes the case for the de Blasio Administration's zoning policy as the key mechanism in its housing policy.
5 days ago   New York Daily News
VA home loan guaranties and community land trusts are perfect partners—but not everyone knows that yet.
5 days ago   Shelterforce
San Francisco has two problems: lack of affordability and lack of space. To alleviate this problem, Oakland is now offering to allow S.F. residents who qualify for affordable housing to move across the Bay.
6 days ago   San Francisco Chronicle
Crain's New York Business examines recent statements by New York Planning Commission Chair Carl Weisbrod about the need for federal support if New York is to hit its affordable housing targets.
Mar 25, 2015   Crain's New York Business
As affordable housing and its related challenges—gentrification, preservation, and displacement, for example—become more challenging in Nashville, candidates in the city's 2015 race must take a stand on the issue or risk alienating voters.
Mar 16, 2015   The Tennessean
The New York Department of City Planning is working on an overhaul of its parking requirements with the potential to impact hundreds of developments.
Mar 10, 2015   Capital New York
A new study by researchers at the University of Minnesota identifies the consequences of Twin Cities affordable housing policy: deepening racial and economic segregation.
Mar 7, 2015   MinnPost
The Urban Land Institute just rolled out How Housing Matters, an online portal for news, research, infographics, and multimedia examining how housing affects community health.
Mar 2, 2015   Architect Magazine
The recent glut of luxury development, gentrification, and high rents has been frequently condemned. But what factors affecting affordability might that discussion miss?
Mar 2, 2015   New York YIMBY
Nashville often gets left out of the national conversation about housing affordability and displacement. The challenge, however, has led the city's planning department to launch an effort to develop an inclusionary zoning policy for the Music City.
Feb 27, 2015   The Tenessean