Rental Market

The Los Angeles media has recently turned their attention to housing, in a city ranked by some measures as the least affordable market in the country.
Jan 13, 2015   KPCC
RealtyTrac recently released an analysis of fair market rents and median home prices in more than 500 U.S. counties. Among the findings of the report: the real estate markets with the highest share of millennial population.
Jan 5, 2015   Fusion
Michelle Cohen discusses whether or not companies like Airbnb, which provide platforms for room and house-sharing aimed at travelers, impact a city's affordable housing market.
Nov 14, 2014   6ftsq
The already controversial law enabling Airbnb in San Francisco will head to court, as a competitor believes the city has granted Airbnb an unfair advantage.
Nov 6, 2014   SFGate
Non other than U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, former mayor and native of San Francisco, penned an op-ed opposing a recent action by the San Francisco County Board of Supervisors to legalize short-term stays in private homes.
Oct 22, 2014   San Francisco Chronicle
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted earlier this week to allow property owners to rent “in-law units”—a major policy departure that could add tens of thousands of rental units to the constrained San Francisco real estate market.
Apr 3, 2014   SF Gate
As unbelievable as it may sound in a city with tens of thousands of vacant properties, young professionals are being priced out of popular Detroit neighborhoods like Midtown and Corktown as demand far exceeds supply.
Jan 27, 2014   Detroit Free Press
What if the people who keep a city running -- including urban planners -- can't afford to live there? An updated database highlights the gap between incomes and housing costs in hundreds of U.S. cities.
Aug 16, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Lackluster sales in Pittsburgh's luxury condominium market haven't dissuaded developers from betting on the continued demand for residences in the city's downtown. A 95 percent occupancy rate in rental buildings is driving apartment construction.
Oct 22, 2012   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
While the housing crash may have temporarily halted the dramatic growth in downtown LA's residential sector, new retail and restaurant openings continued. Now, as the housing market recovers, developers are clawing to get back to building residences.
Sep 12, 2012   Los Angeles Downtown News
Lydia DePillis describes the "apartment iceberg" coming to Washington D.C. in 2013 that has developers on edge, and tenants salivating.
Jun 14, 2012   Washington City Paper