Burdened by rising housing costs, many millennials are finding it increasingly difficult to pay off debt or save for the future.
Less restrictive permit laws and pre-fabricated, pre-approved building options are spurring more homeowners to build backyard additions.
The significance of the Biden administration's expansive view of infrastructure is reflected in the flood of commentary published in the week since the public's first look at the American Jobs Plan.
Any new affordable housing projects in NYC that receive city money must wire the building for high-speed internet and provide broadband at no cost to the tenants, new city rules say.
Despite receiving $10 million in rental assistance through a state-run program, landlords in Arizona have filed thousands of evictions since the pandemic began.
With increasing pressure on the nation's supply of affordable housing, low- and middle-income renters are seeing their rents go up while higher-quality apartments drop prices to lure back remote workers.
The Washington Post
A housing policy debate is taking place on the editorial pages of Cincinnati publications.
Patrick Condon's new book, "Sick City: Disease, Race, Inequality and Urban Land" recommends tax reforms and housing subsidies to create more affordable and inclusive communities. It is attractive propaganda that deserves critical analysis.
A new survey of unprecedented scale offers insight into the diverse range of inclusionary housing programs and the keys to the success of inclusionary zoning programs.
New numbers from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development show "devastating" growth in the number of unhoused people in the United States in January 2020.
Under the new regulations, homeowners must register for a license and collect city hotel taxes for short-term rental properties.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The massive River Ring Waterfront Master Plan includes two towers containing 1,050 residential units, a three-acre beach, and 5,000 square feet of community kiosks.
Urbanize New York
To fix the housing crisis, cities should focus on "missing middle housing" and multi-family development.
In These Times
If implemented, the Home in Tacoma Project would create new housing categories to encourage more multi-family buildings.
While some lawmakers oppose recent efforts to reform housing policies, others argue the state's affordability crisis calls for bold action.
Patrick Condon argues that increasing density without affordability inflates urban land values, resulting in nearly all of the value of labor and creative enterprise of entrepreneurs in regional economies being absorbed as land wealth.
The Planning Report
It's been over four years since the city of Portland implemented an inclusionary zoning policy that required all new apartment developments to set aside a portion of units for low- and moderate-income housing.
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy recently published a report to identify local government actions to ensure stable and affordable places to live for everyone.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Los Angeles' ADU Standard Plan Program will offer homeowners a set of pre-approved designs that will save them time and money.
Los Angeles Times
After moving forward with parking and zoning reforms, the Berkeley City Council is also considering a new Affordable Housing Overlay on a model previously adopted in Cambridge, Massachusetts.