housing affordability

Masks and Home Sales

Housing Prices Rising Faster Than Any Point Since 2005

New home price data from CoreLogic puts numbers to the torrid 2021 housing market in the United States.

July 19, 2021 - Inman News


Vacancy Tax Considered in Toronto

Owning a home with no one living in it could soon come with a penalty in Toronto.

July 5, 2021 - The Star

A Black woman stands in front of a home holding an umbrella and smiling.

The Beginning of Housing Reparations

In a growing trend, both local and state governments are addressing the nation's huge racial wealth gap by working to reverse the legacy of discriminatory housing and lending policies.

June 30, 2021 - Joan Fitzgerald

Central Los Angeles

Op-Ed: Los Angeles Needs a Countywide Affordable Housing Agency

A bill in the California state legislature would create an agency dedicated to coordinating the production and preservation of affordable housing across the county's 88 cities.

June 29, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

Black Likes Matter

White House Marks Juneteenth by Pushing for Zoning Reforms

On a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, the White House marked the occasion by discussion exclusionary zoning.

June 20, 2021 - WhiteHouse.gov


Report: The Pandemic Tells a Tale of Two Housing Markets

The differences between the haves and the have-nots, already apparent in the U.S. housing market before the pandemic, is more apparent than ever after more than a year of economic and demographic upheaval.

June 17, 2021 - Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University


Are We in a Housing Bubble?

As the pandemic shifts housing priorities and costs continue to soar, experts assess the potential for a crash similar to 2008's Great Recession.

June 16, 2021 - Vox

South of Market

900 Affordable Housing Units on Multiple Sites Planned by San Francisco

The city has selected developers for an ambitious approach to affordable housing development on nine sites across the city.

June 6, 2021 - San Francisco Chronicle

Old houses with large porch and colorful siding

Opinion: Freeze Property Taxes in Gentrifying Neighborhoods

A proposed bill in the Texas legislature would help prevent displacement of homeowners in areas experiencing reinvestment and redevelopment.

May 19, 2021 - Dallas Morning News

Apartments for rent signage

As Home Prices Rise, So Does the Number of Renters

The intense competition in today's housing market means more people might have to settle for rental housing.

May 16, 2021 - Vox

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