Housing Market

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Renton, a suburb of Seattle dealing with skyrocketing housing prices like many of the communities in the region, is allowing new density in residential neighborhoods in the form of backyard cottages.
Crosscut
December 4, 2018, 6am PST
Correction: Airbnb is diversifying its housing business.
Fast Company
Blog post
December 3, 2018, 2pm PST
Arnab Chakraborty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Andrew McMillan of the University of Maryland College Park guest blog about a recent article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
JPER
November 30, 2018, 10am PST
New analysis from RENTCafe finds apartments shrinking while prices are expanding.
CNBC
November 20, 2018, 5am PST
High prices and rising mortgage rates are called a "toxic cocktail" for the homebuilding industry.
CNBC
November 16, 2018, 7am PST
An analysis of how flooding, the most frequent and costliest natural disaster in the U.S., will cause stress to the housing market in coming decades.
Penn IUR Urban Link
November 14, 2018, 6am PST
Experts say China has the highest vacancy rate on residential units of any country in the world. The roots of the problem lay in housing speculation, according to China's leaders.
Bloomberg
November 7, 2018, 10am PST
A City Council decision on short-term rental regulations reverses the decision of the City Planning Commission.
Los Angeles Times
October 31, 2018, 2pm PDT
There are signs of normalcy in the Seattle region's housing market.
The Seattle Times
October 22, 2018, 11am PDT
As California voters consider a ballot initiative that would greatly expand rent control around the state, researchers are working to inform the populace about rent control.
USC Dornsife
October 21, 2018, 7am PDT
As more cities grapple with the growth of short-term rentals, trends in regulation are beginning to emerge.
Pew Stateline
October 19, 2018, 12pm PDT
A biting opinion piece asks why Californians would want to worsen the effects of Proposition 13 by voting yes on Proposition 5.
Los Angeles Times
October 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
You can pay off the mortgage, but you can never leave.
The New York Times
October 1, 2018, 11am PDT
One way to increase housing supply is to make it cheaper to building multi-family housing, like Toronto recently decided to do.
CTV News Toronto
September 28, 2018, 10am PDT
The findings of a new report might run counter to common perceptions about Cleveland's shrinking population. Downtown Cleveland could, and should, provide more housing opportunities, according to the report.
The Plain Dealer
September 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Amherst Holdings, a large-scale single family landlord, has rolled out a subsidiary to buy and renovate houses for resale.
Bloomberg
September 21, 2018, 6am PDT
"It's a tale of two markets," says Danielle Hale, chief economist for Realtor.com.
Mansion Global
September 17, 2018, 5am PDT
RENTCafe identified Millennial hotspots by Zip Code. You've probably never heard of them.
RentCafé
September 13, 2018, 9am PDT
Hoping to provide relief to renters in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles, the County Board of Supervisors has approved temporary rent control for 50,000 older apartments.
The Orange County Register
September 13, 2018, 5am PDT
Most people living in Boston's most expensive condominiums aren't from Boston, according to new research.
The Boston Globe