Housing Supply

Houston's housing market is chugging along, although one of the area's key industries is struggling.
Aug 16, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Lafayette provides a case study of the San Francisco Bay Area housing market.
Aug 15, 2015   Contra Costa Times
An article in Governing argues that increased housing supply in Bricknell has helped keep down the costs of housing in adjacent neighborhoods like Overtown and Little Havana.
Jun 29, 2015   Governing
Blogger Shane Phillips writes that San Francisco has two possible responses to its housing crisis: increase supply to accommodate newcomers, or hunker down and promote only subsidized housing. Both, he says, are lousy. Other coastal cities, beware.
Jun 14, 2015   Better Institutions
Los Angeles will raise its minimum wage incrementally to $15 an hour by 2020. But with an inadequate supply of new housing, will this new spending power simply enable landlords to charge more? Some economists say yes.
May 28, 2015   KPCC
A Wall Street Journal trend piece argues that a shift toward luxury apartments in cities across the United States is driving up the cost of rent throughout the market.
May 22, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
New data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development shows that the rental market is improving for the most at-risk populations in the country.
May 6, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
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
New York City's luxury housing market has, rather suddenly, hit the brakes. Crain's New York Business surveys the landscape.
Jan 6, 2015   Crain's New York Business
SPUR didn't give a grade to the Bay Area on housing affordability in its most recent issue of The Urbanist, but it does provide a thorough overview of the current and ongoing efforts to make housing more affordable in the region.
Dec 20, 2014   The Urbanist
Blog Post
While reading the Market Urbanism blog a few weeks ago, I noticed the following comment: “In cities with high rents and exclusivity, developers don't build low-income or affordable housing, they build to ma Blog Post
Sep 17, 2014   By Michael Lewyn