Housing construction

April 11, 2019, 8am PDT
Building permits aren't the same thing as new buildings, as San Francisco proved once again in 2018.
Curbed San Francisco
March 20, 2019, 5am PDT
Strong support for local control has made statewide legislation to address the housing affordability crisis difficult to approve in the Bay State.
The Boston Globe
March 17, 2019, 1pm PDT
It's time to get demand and supply on the same page, according to this report.
RCLCO
March 15, 2019, 6am PDT
A new 3D printer, coming soon to the market, promises serious construction cost savings in an era of seriously expensive construction costs.
Curbed Austin
December 4, 2018, 6am PST
Correction: Airbnb is diversifying its housing business.
Fast Company
November 20, 2018, 5am PST
High prices and rising mortgage rates are called a "toxic cocktail" for the homebuilding industry.
CNBC
October 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Philadelphia released a document detailing its intentions around housing and related policies. The plan, which has been described as "ambitious," places a focus on equity.
PlanPhilly
October 4, 2018, 9am PDT
A coalition of 15 cities in the Boston area agreed to rapidly build new housing to relieve pressure on the regional housing market.
The Boston Globe
August 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
Seattle's suburbs are no longer leading the region in housing construction, even as Seattle's urban core is building more housing than ever.
The Seattle Times
July 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
The pace of condo construction in Seattle has a long way to go to reach pre-recession levels, but it's also come a long way from 2012.
Crosscut
May 16, 2018, 5am PDT
The city of Edina, Minnesota, provides an example of the suburban reaction to a wave of multi-family residential construction.
MinnPost
May 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
California added 309,000 residents last year, an 8 percent drop compared to annual increases since 2010. The state added a net 85,000 housing units, accounting for losses to wildfires.
SF Gate
May 6, 2018, 11am PDT
The California Energy Commission will decide on new energy standards for residential construction this week.
The Orange County Register
April 29, 2018, 7am PDT
Apartment construction was the most widespread form of construction in Southeast Michigan during 2017, according to a recent report.
The Detroit Free Press
April 18, 2018, 9am PDT
Between 2000 and 2016, developers spent more than $10 billion on apartment construction in more than half of the country's largest cities.
Dallas News
April 14, 2018, 11am PDT
A companion bill to the controversial SB 827, also introduced Sen. Scott Wiener (D-S.F)., could have a similar impact on housing production but hasn't gathered nearly as much attention. SB 828 makes critical changes to the state's housing supply law.
Los Angeles Times
April 7, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Dallas apartment building 'boom' is occurring in places like Frisco, Allen, and McKinney.
Dallas News
March 5, 2018, 2pm PST
Inclusionary zoning hasn't helped as much as the state of Oregon was hoping when it passed a law to lift restrictions on the policy in 2016. Construction excise taxes could be the next policy to catch on around the state.
Mail Tribune
December 11, 2017, 11am PST
The state of Massachusetts has set a goal to add 135,000 new housing units over the next eight years. To achieve that goal, the state will provide incentives for cities that streamline development approval.
The Boston Globe
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