Apartments

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.
Yesterday   KPCC
The standard apartment building puts the public spaces (hallways) on the inside. Vancouver's new False Creek development "extroverts the circulation spaces," says Erick Villagomez.
Jan 25, 2010   re:place Magazine
Sharing apartments as roommates is a foreign concept in Japan- single people have traditionally preferred their own tiny living quarters. A new glut of large, fancy apartments has created a new market for roomies.
Dec 31, 2009   The Wall St. Journal
Despite tumbles in the housing market, low-cost housing is undergoing a boom in Mumbai, India, where the need for affordable housing is high.
Aug 19, 2009   The Globe and Mail
The Indian discount automaker Tata is now venturing into home production, building 1,000 apartments near Mumbai with prices starting at $7,800.
May 20, 2009   Business Week
<p>As more families choose to live in denser cities and neighborhoods, apartment dwellers must learn to deal with noisy tots.</p>
Jul 8, 2008   The New York Times