housing affordability

6 days ago
Richard Florida takes a look at a new report that traces the affordability crisis to cities' inability to densify their older, inner suburbs.
CityLab
February 7, 2018, 5am PST
A study published recently in the Journal of the American Planning Association finds that mixed-use neighborhoods in Toronto are only delivering benefits to those who can afford to pay a premium.
CBC News
January 26, 2018, 1pm PST
A big data dump from Trulia, supplemented by helpful analysis, helps make sense of the U.S. rental market.
Trulia
January 25, 2018, 9am PST
Canadian cities are expensive, but, according to a new report from the Fraser Institute in Toronto, they have room to spare for more housing .
The Fraser Institute
January 2, 2018, 8am PST
A small San Francisco landlord argues for repealing state restrictions on rent control.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 31, 2017, 9am PST
An expert says the Republican tax bill is likely to accelerate an exodus away from traditional tech hubs toward more affordable areas.
CNBC
December 23, 2017, 1pm PST
The effects of one of the most expensive housing markets in the country are in display in this data analysis of migration to and from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Buildzoom
Feature
December 19, 2017, 12pm PST
Did The Wharf, a new mixed use mega project in Washington, D.C., deliver enough public benefit to warrant its large public subsidy?
Jerrod A. Laber
December 19, 2017, 10am PST
The last time Salt Lake City adopted a housing plan, the city's population was declining. Now booming in population, the city is setting a course to build lots of new housing supply.
The Salt Lake Tribune
December 17, 2017, 5am PST
Renters are more likely to double up when the price of rental housing is less affordable.
Zillow
December 12, 2017, 6am PST
The Washington Post examines "missing middle" housing as a solution for retaining millennials in cities and interior suburbs. There is still some question, however, about whether millennials are actually leaving urban areas.
The Washington Post
December 7, 2017, 12pm PST
New American Community Survey Data reveals the cities where renters are paying the most.
The Seattle Times
November 30, 2017, 10am PST
Boston economists are sounding the alarm: while the city itself is adding plenty of housing, there's not a lot happening in the suburbs. That may adversely affect older folks who want to sell and younger people looking to buy.
The Boston Globe
November 25, 2017, 11am PST
A new study finds evidence that the ripple effect from the San Francisco Bay Area's housing affordability crisis has reached all the way to Sacramento.
The Mercury News
November 14, 2017, 1pm PST
As California debates the future of rent control in its municipalities, a group of Stanford economists have conducted research that connects San Francisco's existing policy with higher housing costs.
The Mercury News
November 9, 2017, 9am PST
The new plan tackles housing affordability and food justice alongside water supply and greenhouse gas emissions.
Saporta Report
November 1, 2017, 9am PDT
The Inland Empire's housing boom and economic growth are attracting plenty of new residents—especially millennials.
The Planning Report
October 25, 2017, 8am PDT
Labor leaders argue that curbing real estate speculation is Vancouver's best chance at lowering housing costs.
The Vancouver Sun
October 15, 2017, 7am PDT
The word YIMBY isn't used in the McKinsey Global Institute's new supply-side toolkit for housing affordability, but YIMBYs will like this it anyway.
McKinsey & Company
August 31, 2017, 8am PDT
The city of Seattle provides the geography and market for a housing map that illustrates the differences between single-family and multi-family housing in terms of affordability.
Sightline Institute