3 days ago
A new approach to affordable housing attempts to overcome the traditional approaches of supply-side economics and government-funded investments and extractions.
6 days ago
One approach to easing New York City's housing crisis: legalize and incentivize the construction of basement apartments.
December 18, 2018, 5am PST
All over the country, housing markets are faced with too much supply, too little supply, and just the right of supply.
December 15, 2018, 9am PST
Legislation in Oregon would follow the lead of Minneapolis in overturning single-family zoning—for all cities in the state with more than 10,000 residents.
November 20, 2018, 6am PST
The city of Miami will for the first time require that affordable housing be included in private residential development projects. The mandatory inclusionary zoning was made more palatable to developers by upzoning the affected area.
November 7, 2018, 10am PST
A City Council decision on short-term rental regulations reverses the decision of the City Planning Commission.
October 29, 2018, 5am PDT
Increasing numbers of renters, at all income levels, and in all U.S. metropolitan areas, are competing for a dwindling supply of rental units, according to a new analysis.
Joint Center for Housing Studies
October 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
A local issue with regional consequences: Measure JJ would approve a scaled back version of a development proposal at the Baylands site in the San Francisco suburb of Brisbane.
October 23, 2018, 10am PDT
You could have rented a house on Airbnb for longer than the city of San Diego's new short-term rental regulations lasted. Now the city has to go back to the drawing board.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The decision to rezone most of Vancouver to allow for duplexes could have consequences in this weekend's municipal election.
October 18, 2018, 8am PDT
Mayors from 15 cities in the Boston region want to add 185,000 new units by 2030 in response to the housing shortage driving up prices in the region.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
October 18, 2018, 7am PDT
The Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) movement has take hold in the Twin Cities. Now ADUs are allowed all over the city of St. Paul.
October 15, 2018, 2pm PDT
A new report suggests that upzoning is not the silver bullet some had hoped it would be for housing prices.
October 4, 2018, 9am PDT
A coalition of 15 cities in the Boston area agreed to rapidly build new housing to relieve pressure on the regional housing market.
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.
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.
September 21, 2018, 7am PDT
The city of Vancouver's new density regulations will be the envy of many a YIMBY.
September 13, 2018, 5am PDT
Most people living in Boston's most expensive condominiums aren't from Boston, according to new research.
September 11, 2018, 5am PDT
The House Choice bill, supported by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, failed to earn approval from the State Legislature this year.
September 10, 2018, 9am PDT
After one year in action, the Transit Oriented Communities Affordable Housing Incentives Program has enabled a rare feat in Los Angeles: new development.