Housing Market

February 9, 2018, 5am PST
Call it buyer beware: the real estate website Trulia is offering a new tool to helps house hunters evaluate whether communities discriminate against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender residents.
Trulia
January 29, 2018, 2pm PST
Researchers from Arizona State University have produced a new working paper that examines efforts to attract and retain Millennials to downtown neighborhoods in Houston and Phoenix.
The Urban Edge
January 17, 2018, 8am PST
A controversial proposal has incited new debate about the causes of Vancouver's skyrocketing housing prices. Potential solutions depend on an accurate diagnosis.
CBC News
January 16, 2018, 12pm PST
New registration requirements have proven an effective disincentive for thousands of short-term rental hosts in San Francisco.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 11, 2018, 12pm PST
For the first time in four years, a quarterly survey indicates “market saturation in urban areas.”
Builder
December 26, 2017, 12pm PST
A new Harvard study reports that the rental market began to decline this year, and may continue to drop as higher income renters become homeowners. However, the report was released a week before the GOP tax cuts bill was signed.
Business Insider
December 23, 2017, 1pm PST
The effects of one of the most expensive housing markets in the country are in display in this data analysis of migration to and from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Buildzoom
December 15, 2017, 6am PST
A decade after an epochal shift in the housing market, the country is changing again.
Joint Center for Housing Studies
December 13, 2017, 10am PST
Renters in smaller metropolitan areas are struggling to deal with the realities of rising rent and stagnant wages. At least wages have increased in high-priced areas.
The Spokesman-Review
December 11, 2017, 2pm PST
A proposed ballot initiative in California would extend the property tax limits offered by Proposition 13 as a lifetime benefit to homeowners over age 55 or severely disabled—even if they move to a new home in another part of the state.
The Mercury News
November 28, 2017, 6am PST
What will it take for the supply of urban condos to catch up with the demand in Downtown Cleveland?
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
November 25, 2017, 5am PST
Durham, North Carolina might not be the city you expect to hear about when the conversation turns to a wave of evictions driving residents from their homes as post-Recession development remakes the market.
WNCN
November 22, 2017, 1pm PST
An era of multi-family construction is expected to slow as the housing market recalibrate, according to analysis in Bloomberg.
Bloomberg
November 18, 2017, 5am PST
The National Building Museum draws attention to the drastic change that has come to the American household. No longer does the nuclear family dominate the housing market, and a new era of housing development must be launched.
National Building Museum
November 17, 2017, 7am PST
The Sightline Institute has created an explainer video to make a supply-side argument in favor of new housing developments—even new market rate housing developments.
Sightline Institute
November 14, 2017, 11am PST
The trends in the Vancouver housing market have reverted back to normal, after a foreign buyers tax that went into effect in 2016 had an initial effect on parts of the market.
CBC News
October 16, 2017, 6am PDT
Nashville stakeholders are increasingly concerned by a post-Recession wave of real estate investment trusts buying up all the housing stock in neighborhoods gutted by the foreclosure crisis. The trend extends to other Sun Belt cities as well.
Tennessean
October 10, 2017, 7am PDT
Rents are spiking in the city of Atlanta—and the roster of big cities struggling to manage the costs of living grows.
WABE
October 6, 2017, 12pm PDT
It's still illegal to convert rental units into short-term rentals that act as a hotel business in Washington, D.C. A high-profile legal settlement will thus send a bumper crop of rental units back to the market.
Greater Greater Washington
September 25, 2017, 2pm PDT
A lack of housing is responsible for an expected decline of the Silicon Valley's economic dominance, according to this opinion piece.
Bloomberg View