Affordable Housing

2 days ago
For a city in the middle of a rent crisis, the Tacoma Housing Authority project can't come too soon.
Curbed Seattle
2 days ago
It's an unprecedented move, but developer Champion Real Estate hopes to be "part of the solution" for pricey Los Angeles.
Curbed LA
6 days ago
There is hope that affordable housing advocates will agree that adding supply at any price point can help provide affordable housing as a result.
City Observatory
November 15, 2017, 11am PST
Oakland pilot program to buy up vacant lots and properties, whose owners have defaulted on their property taxes, to transform them into low- and medium-income housing.
CBS
November 13, 2017, 10am PST
Every bit of affordable housing helps in expensive San Francisco, but some residents in the city's "Below Market Rental" units are illegally renting those units for thousands of dollars a month.
KPIX
November 12, 2017, 9am PST
Seattle has released the long-awaited environmental impact statement for the Mandatory Housing Affordability program—a final step in the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda process launched by former Mayor Ed Murray.
Seattle Met
November 9, 2017, 6am PST
The Tax Cut and Jobs Act would have a deleterious effect on major infrastructure proposed by the private sector. The loss of Private Activity Bonds would hike borrowing rates for road, transit, stadium, and even affordable housing projects.
Greater Greater Washington
November 8, 2017, 2pm PST
The House tax reform bill threats to drastically reduce the number of affordable housing units developed.
Curbed
November 7, 2017, 8am PST
San Diego's Affordable Homes Bonus Program (AHBP), launched in mid-2016, increases incentives for projects that incorporate more affordable units. Developers are taking notice.
Next City
November 3, 2017, 8am PDT
The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a case with the potential to eradicate inclusionary zoning and in-lieu housing fees in the state of California.
Los Angeles Times
October 30, 2017, 6am PDT
With support from the city and community development groups, Interboro Community Land Trust will focus on creating affordable homeownership opportunities.
Next City
October 28, 2017, 9am PDT
Bergen County, New Jersey offers a case study in overcoming decades of illegal and exclusionary zoning practices.
NorthJersey.com
October 25, 2017, 7am PDT
The largest survey of inclusionary housing to date contrasts the efficacy of policies across the United States.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
October 22, 2017, 5am PDT
A $988 million bonding bill approved by Minnesota state legislators earlier this year is paying off in funding for affordable housing projects around the state.
MPR News
October 20, 2017, 8am PDT
San Francisco Mayor, Ed Lee, released his directive saying the city should be approving the building or renovating of 5,000 units a year.
San Francisco Business Journal
October 17, 2017, 8am PDT
The city's new guidelines incentivize the development of affordable housing near transit.
Urbanize LA
October 14, 2017, 11am PDT
The Housing Insights team of volunteer civic hackers hopes you'll use their software in other cities, too.
Greater Greater Washington
October 10, 2017, 7am PDT
Rents are spiking in the city of Atlanta—and the roster of big cities struggling to manage the costs of living grows.
WABE
October 5, 2017, 8am PDT
A new law could enable affordable housing projects, if they meet the specified criteria, to bypass the public process that so often blocks their approval.
Los Angeles Daily News
October 3, 2017, 8am PDT
A seemingly innocuous sentence embedded in almost every subdivision ordinance across the United States has disconnected neighborhoods and made cities unwalkable. Two sentences could change that.
Modern Cities