Opinion: Resort Towns Must Take Action to Keep Housing Affordable
The workers that keep many popular tourist destinations running find it more difficult to find affordable housing near their jobs as more remote workers move to scenic resort areas.
Commentary: San Antonio Needs ‘Thoughtful Reforms’ to Improve Affordability
The growing Texas city needs a new approach to meet its residents’ housing and mobility needs.
How Federal Policy Can Encourage TOD
Tying transit and land acquisition funding together could help produce more housing near transit hubs.
Opinion: Make Way for Manufactured Housing
Manufactured homes can be an affordable and accessible solution to the housing crisis, but they’re zoned out of many U.S. neighborhoods.
A Holistic Approach to Revitalizing Neighborhoods
Affordable housing is one piece of a larger, interconnected approach.
Facing Housing Crisis, Oregon Could Alter its Historic Land Use Law
A 1973 state law creates urban growth boundaries that limit urban sprawl, but rising housing costs are causing lawmakers to consider a one-time expansion.
Charlottesville Adopts New Zoning Code
The revised ordinance calls for higher density and more affordable housing.
Habitat for Humanity and Missoula Land Trust Team up on Affordable Housing
The partnership will ensure the new homes will remain affordable for future buyers.
Housing Affordability Slow to Improve
Supply remains low, signaling little relief for renters and potential homebuyers.
How to Improve the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
With the housing shortage only getting worse, updates to a key federal program could help.
Colorado Bill Would End Minimum Parking Requirements
Supporters of the bill say eliminating parking mandates would make housing more affordable and reduce carbon emissions.
Labor Unions Fight for Affordable Housing
Workers find it increasingly difficult to access affordable housing near their jobs.
What Is Cambridge’s Affordable Housing Overlay?
A controversial policy is helping create more affordable housing units in the Massachusetts city, but fears of overwhelming density are likely unfounded.
Former Convents Become Teacher Housing
For Catholic school teachers and other educators, housing costs can be a burden in many U.S. cities.
How the Rent Crisis Impacts American Children
Roughly 40 percent of people facing evictions each year are children.
Which Cities and States Will Join the “Mansion Tax” Club Next?
Higher taxes on high-value property sales are being considered in Chicago, Connecticut, and Washington state as a way to address the housing crisis.
Utah Lawmakers Call for Housing on Public Lands
State lawmakers spoke out in support of a proposed federal bill that would permit housing development on federal lands.
Opinion: Federal Policies That Could Ease the Housing Deficit
The president of Habitat for Humanity has some suggestions for U.S. lawmakers.
Proposed Legislation Targets Arizona Housing Crisis
A series of state bills address barriers to housing production including parking minimums and ADUs.
Commentary: Federal Tax Credits Could Boost Affordable Housing Production
A pair of bills coming before Congress would impact the ability of states to finance affordable housing construction and preservation.
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