Housing Development

6 days ago
London Breed is the first African American female elected mayor of San Francisco, and she brings high hopes that a pro-development approach can help mitigate the city's housing affordability crisis.
Medium
May 24, 2018, 2pm PDT
A little less emphasis on the suburban, and a little more emphasis on the urban.
Chicago Tribune
May 15, 2018, 1pm PDT
Developers are adding an unprecedented level of new multi-family residential construction. Most of the projects are examples of missing middle housing typologies.
The Gazette
May 11, 2018, 5am PDT
A satirical post for McSweeney's about the typical approach to the country's growing number of homeless brought to mind a famous song by Meat Loaf.
McSweeney's
May 7, 2018, 12pm PDT
A prominent conservative with an infamous name is promoting single-family home development in the Toronto greenbelt as a way to release pressure on the Toronto housing market.
Toronto Sun
March 9, 2018, 8am PST
Boise and surrounding cities are going to need new housing to meet the demand of tens of thousands of new residents in the coming years.
Idaho Business Review
March 6, 2018, 10am PST
Another bill under consideration by the California State Legislature would take land use control away from local agencies near transit stations. In this case, the new authority would be regional.
The Mercury News
March 5, 2018, 10am PST
Amendments are circulating for one of the most-closely watched, and passionately debated, pieces of housing legislation in the country.
Medium
February 21, 2018, 7am PST
An inclusionary zoning case study is emerging in Portland. Even if inclusionary zoning isn't broken, it might still need a fix, say local planners.
The Oregonian
February 20, 2018, 2pm PST
More transit agencies are recognizing that it's not enough to build transit infrastructure if the people who really need it don't live close enough to use it.
TransitCenter
February 5, 2018, 2pm PST
Mapping housing production over the decades since the 1960s reveals a pattern that must be shifted to achieve the housing growth needed to face the economic and environmental challenges of the 21st century.
Buildzoom
January 18, 2018, 7am PST
Faced with commercial vacancies around 11 percent and the prospect of new office supply coming online soon, D.C. stakeholders are pushing for a bill that would provide incentives for conversions of office buildings into residential units.
The New York Times
January 2, 2018, 6am PST
How can cities balance the benefits of historic preservation with the need for new housing?
Sightline
December 14, 2017, 12pm PST
Could the approval of a massive redevelopment plan for Google property in the city of Mountain View pave the way for a new development-friendly approach to planning in the Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area?
The Mercury News
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 3, 2017, 6am PDT
It's much easier to talk the parking talk than to walk the parking walk. Philadelphia, however, is showing how to actually replace overabundant parking with walkable housing developments.
Streetsblog USA
October 28, 2017, 7am PDT
An unsolicited proposal from the engineering firm reimagines a stretch along the L.A. River as a mixed-use mega-development, rich in housing and jobs.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 3, 2017, 7am PDT
The mayor of San Jose's newly announced housing plan would include 10,000 affordable units.
The Mercury News
April 9, 2017, 5am PDT
Non-profit developers are joining forces to increase their buying power in the pricey New York housing market.
Next City
April 4, 2017, 12pm PDT
A recent survey found young people are more likely to support development in their neighborhood than their older counterparts in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area region.
San Francisco Business Times