Since Portland began subsidizing accessory dwelling units (ADU) by waiving development fees, construction of ADUs have increased to a pace of more than 100 a year. A new study finds additional benefits in the low impact of ADUs on neighborhoods.
Jul 17, 2014 Bike Portland
Scattered-site rental management is something nonprofits have long found to be a challenge. But there are ways of pulling it off, and those who have done it tell Shelterforce how, and why it’s worth it.
Jun 9, 2012 Shelterforce Magazine
Landowners with fewer apartments units are starting to use software similar for pricing airline tickets and hotel vacancies to determine rental rates for their properties, reports Matt Hudgins for The New York Times.
Nov 30, 2011 The New York Times
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
As the Federal Housing Administration looks for new ways of dealing with the nation's foreclosed homes, more voices are calling for those homes to be repurposed as rentals.
Aug 11, 2011 Marketplace
The housing stock of affordably priced rental units is down in the U.S., according to this report from <em>The Washington Post</em>.
Apr 28, 2011 The Washington Post
The Obama Administration has announced a plan to invest $4.25 billion of stimulus money to build low-income rental housing.
Aug 18, 2009 The Boston Globe
Home ownership remains a major part of the American dream. But more and more people are beginning to question the wisdom of investing in a home and are leaning towards renting.
Aug 18, 2009 The Wall Street Journal
A Washington D.C. project to clean up and repair dilapidated buildings in the city is coming under scrutiny for shoddy work and millions of dollars in public money that are virtually unaccounted for.
Aug 15, 2008 The Washington Post