Housing

Yesterday
A small city in the South Bay Area, south of San Jose, has approved its first multi-family housing project—because state law mandated it.
The Mercury News
Yesterday
The Trump Administration's tariffs on Canadian lumber are passing costs down to homebuyers, according to industry experts.
The Dallas Morning News
2 days ago
A new company offers to install coach houses in homes, in exchange for a portion of the rent.
The Portland Tribune
2 days ago
A grant program under the direction of Georgia Tech, with support from Georgia Power and the Atlanta Regional Commission, among others, has awarded grants for the development of "smart community" technology.
SaportaReport
3 days ago
A new study from UCLA confirms what past studies have found, that rising rents and housing prices are fueling California's homelessness crisis.
Los Angeles Times
3 days ago
Another example of a city looking for revenue to support affordable housing projects in response to the growing cost of housing.
The Wall Street Journal
4 days ago
If your city was home to some of the wealthiest, largest companies in the country, would you tax them to raise money for more housing and transit service?
The Seattle Times
5 days ago
The economic recovery has not led to a baby recovery.
Zillow Research
5 days ago
Initiative 66, which would have imposed strict development limits around the Front Range, ran out of steam.
The Denver Post
5 days ago
Blame it on the federal budget, says Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Carson.
The Hill
5 days ago
The Census Bureau wants to be a friend to YIMBYs and NIMBYs alike.
United States Census Bureau
5 days ago
A lawsuit and the resulting settlement forces the city of New York to improve the state of its public housing.
Associated Press via Crain's New York Business
6 days ago
A new law would crack down on illegal hotel conversions by increasing regulation of short-term rental companies like Airbnb.
City & State
6 days ago
All that empty acreage means that these big, rapidly developing cities don’t really have to sprawl.
CommercialCafe
June 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
Houston is taking steps to finalize and approve a plan to spend $1.15 billion in federal disaster relief funding after Hurricane Harvey.
Houston Chronicle
June 6, 2018, 10am PDT
To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it's the housing, stupid! In addition to the troubling findings of the Bay Area Council poll, a California housing report found that Silicon Valley had the highest percentage of residents leaving their counties.
The Mercury News
June 6, 2018, 9am PDT
About 500,000 tenants face eviction every year—triple previous estimates. And over a million may be involuntary displaced despite never making it to court.
Tenants Together
June 6, 2018, 8am PDT
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) don't just help mitigate housing supply and affordability issues, they also offer significant sustainability benefits.
Sightline Institute
June 5, 2018, 9am PDT
Seriously.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 5, 2018, 7am PDT
The New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey was released in February 2017, revealing nuanced realities of the city's housing market.
RPA Lab