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.
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.
January 2, 2018, 6am PST
How can cities balance the benefits of historic preservation with the need for new housing?
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?
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.
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.
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.
April 9, 2017, 5am PDT
Non-profit developers are joining forces to increase their buying power in the pricey New York housing market.
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
June 8, 2016, 8am PDT
It seems like one step forward and two steps back for a proposal to develop two residential towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
April 3, 2016, 5am PDT
Alan Mallach unpacks a remarkable project currently underway in Toronto, suggesting that sometimes higher, rather than lower, density may be the best way to go.
April 2, 2016, 5am PDT
When it comes to housing, supply and demand isn’t as simple as it seems (or as simple as some boosters would like us to think), and a supply-side strategy will not work in every context to address affordability, including in hot neighborhoods.
August 15, 2015, 9am PDT
Lafayette provides a case study of the San Francisco Bay Area housing market.
May 31, 2015, 7am PDT
A master-planned community proposed for land owned by the British bank Barclay's on the outskirts of Albuquerque would be New Mexico's second-largest city on full build-out. Opponents say it would also be a major water hog in a painfully arid state.
March 19, 2010, 5am PDT
Small farms are increasingly being integrated into new housing development proposals. One new project in Washington is betting on the growing popularity of local food to draw in homebuyers.
February 15, 2010, 5am PST
Amid the economic recession, Habitat for Humanity is transitioning from the construction of single-family homes to more affordable condominiums.