Rental Market

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
Apartment rents rise as housing sales remain rocky, foreclosure rates increase, and mortgage requirements increase.
Jan 6, 2012   Crains New York Business
Vancouver is working to incorporate more density in traditional single-family neighborhoods by allowing additional dwellings in the backyard, adjacent to alleys.
Sep 19, 2011   Grist
A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) says that the number of Americans spending more than 50% of their income on housing is at an all-time high.
May 11, 2011   Builder
Former homeowners forced out of their houses are becoming renters. It seems to be a good thing for them -- and the economy.
Dec 11, 2009   The Wall Street Journal
In Philadelphia, a number of palatial restaurants have closed due to the bad economy. In their place, several more intimate, neighborhood places have popped up.
Aug 31, 2009   Philadelphia Inquirer
<p>New York City is looking at ways to keep beloved local stores from being forced out by high-end shops and restaurants in up-and-coming neighborhoods such as lower Ninth Avenue near the Meatpacking District.</p>
Jul 22, 2008   City Limits
<p>From unemployment to rising rents to widespread foreclosures, many major problems face Americans. In his latest column, Neal Peirce argues that planners are the ones who can formulate a broad solution.</p>
May 6, 2008   The Denver Post
<p>Americans who've lost their homes to foreclosure are now looking to rent, tightening up already low vacancy rates and driving up prices. Meanwhile, foreclosed homes sit empty.</p>
May 4, 2008   The Wall Street Journal