Housing Crisis

June 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
The economic recovery has not led to a baby recovery.
Zillow Research
June 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
A new law would crack down on illegal hotel conversions by increasing regulation of short-term rental companies like Airbnb.
City & State
May 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
The U.S. has become a "landlord nation," says Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman. His analysis: fiercely-defended restrictive local zoning laws have cut off supply, dividing those who own from those who rent.
GeekWire
May 21, 2018, 12pm PDT
Even with tons of building permits already issued this year, the outlook for the state’s affordability crisis is pretty grim.
The Mercury News
May 20, 2018, 11am PDT
One of the main forces behind Measure S spills her thoughts on Hollywood, homelessness and what’s wrong with planning in Los Angeles.
Curbed Los Angeles
May 19, 2018, 11am PDT
A bustling economy and a worsening housing crisis isn't enough to inspire a building boom in San Francisco—quite the opposite in fact.
SocketSite
May 17, 2018, 10am PDT
It’s "dramatically higher" than any number under discussion, and not even close to what the city will raise with its new tax on large businesses.
Crosscut
May 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Though the California housing bill was a high-profile failure for pro-development activists, there are initiatives all over the country that carry its spirit.
CityLab
May 11, 2018, 8am PDT
Brookings has put together nine rules for more cohesive and effective housing policy, despite federalism's tendency to create near-infinite local variety.
Brookings
May 9, 2018, 9am PDT
Aerial photos show just how completely some areas of the city were transformed before the building typology was eliminated earlier this week.
The Denver Post
May 7, 2018, 6am PDT
In Australia, a new study will determine the best ways to make high-density developments healthy places to live.
Diabetes.co.uk
May 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
According to a new study, fewer than 10 percent of homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are priced for first-time buyers.
The Dallas Morning News
April 30, 2018, 11am PDT
Some oppose housing on the grounds that building in expensive cities just makes more homes for rich people. According to and, while there's some truth to that, adding housing beats the alternative.
Vox
April 27, 2018, 12pm PDT
Cities across America have a housing crisis on their hands—should they be talking more about trailer parks?
CityLab
April 26, 2018, 9am PDT
After a state decision to abolish California's redevelopment agencies seven years ago, Los Angeles still received some of that money, directing it to city services instead of affordable housing.
Los Angeles Times
April 23, 2018, 7am PDT
More than a quarter of renter households in the United States earn 30 percent or less of area median income. And no state in the country can house them.
The Washington Post
April 23, 2018, 6am PDT
Not only does the plan promise more affordable housing, it’s also supposed to deliver “access to more upwardly mobile communities."
Next City
April 22, 2018, 9am PDT
Single-family rentals are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. housing market—and they're not going away anytime soon, a new study suggests.
Terner Center for Housing Innovation
April 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new paper by the People's Policy Project explains why and how a government-owned municipal housing development, i.e., social housing, can address the nation's housing affordability crisis.
People's Policy Project
April 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
An inexpensive architectural style is deemed unfit for a town looking to preserve its history—and become a more sophisticated city.
The Jersey Journal