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Allowing the development of a planned community of 200 rental units, ranging from 200 to 800 square feet, will earn a position among the nation's most progressive land use policies.
November 8, 2016, 1pm PST
The state capital of California is starting to see rents that would fit in around San Francisco or Los Angeles. Although explanations are scant, some are blaming the stagnant multi-family development industry.
November 8, 2016, 11am PST
A new tax on foreign buyers and a threatened tax on vacant homes have contributed to a significant drop in home sales in October.
October 14, 2016, 9am PDT
Residents of Rust Belt cities might pay less for housing, but they pay a lot more for energy.
October 6, 2016, 11am PDT
Even as rents continue to rise nationally, some of the most expensive cities like San Jose, San Francisco, and New York have seen rents fall this year.
October 6, 2016, 8am PDT
Reports from UCLA and UC Riverside show California stymied by housing shortage.
October 3, 2016, 11am PDT
Seattle is considering a proposal to upzone some of the densest parts of the city as part of its Mandatory Housing Affordability program.
September 30, 2016, 10am PDT
An attempt to protect San Francisco tenants from some no-fault evictions was overturned in court.
September 29, 2016, 1pm PDT
Cecilia Estolano, former Executive Director of Los Angeles’s Community Redevelopment Agency, diagnoses why the region has been unable to provide housing for working-class citizens.
September 19, 2016, 9am PDT
The city of Portland is considering a new inclusionary zoning policy, but some believe that inclusionary zoning has the opposite of its intended effect.
September 17, 2016, 5am PDT
This week featured good news on the economy like it was pre-2008.
September 16, 2016, 10am PDT
Research from BuildZoom, a San Francisco-based contractors' website, shows that housing affordability increases with a region's ability to build outwards, as opposed to upwards. Densification largely has not accompanied efforts to curb sprawl.
September 8, 2016, 11am PDT
Faced with a national housing crisis, it's time for cities to stop letting social mores dictate who can live where.
September 7, 2016, 10am PDT
There's a physical cost to rising rents, and Oakland residents are paying the price.
August 6, 2016, 11am PDT
A Los Angeles affordable-housing developer says the industry needs to focus more on keeping existing housing affordable.
July 26, 2016, 8am PDT
Big news has emerged from British Columbia, where the government has been criticized for not doing more to address the housing affordability crisis.
July 15, 2016, 11am PDT
Zoning for new housing supply isn't the answer to Vancouver's housing affordability crisis, according to an editorial in the Vancouver Sun. In fact, it might only be making the problem worse.
June 29, 2016, 12pm PDT
A new survey finds that many Americans are still extremely pessimistic about the state of the housing market—many even believe that the worst of the mortgage foreclosure crisis that began in 2008 is yet to come.
June 1, 2016, 11am PDT
Now that tech companies have "discovered" Portland, Oregon, longtime residents question whether the progressive city has done enough to protect them from displacement. Sound familiar?
April 11, 2016, 1pm PDT
Despite Airbnb's promises to better regulate the hosts that use their site, and despite legislation approved a little over a year ago by the city, abuse of short-term rentals is rampant in San Francisco.