February 28, 2018, 12pm PST
Tenants' rights advocacy groups around the country are gaining steam, and supporters, as more and more renters are experiencing the shocks of an over-priced housing market.
January 4, 2018, 6am PST
Conceived as a stop-gap measure, New York City's cluster site program essentially pays landlords to house homeless people. Now, Mayor de Blasio wants to convert some of those sites directly into affordable units.
November 20, 2017, 5am PST
The political support for an expanded set of tenant protections emerged in response to the program of rezonings underway as part of the de Blasio Administration's housing plan.
September 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
Mom and Pop Make Way for Institutional Investors in the Landlord Business
September 1, 2017, 6am PDT
Cities, headlined by New York, are finding new ways to support renters facing eviction.
June 18, 2017, 1pm PDT
An additional 3,500 units means more money for land owners and more choices apartment seekers in east Harlem.
Crain's New York Business
May 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
Matthew Desmond's ethnographic study has received critical praise. But David Adler asks whether the book's approach tacitly lets affluent non-landlords off the hook.
May 12, 2017, 6am PDT
Landlords in Milwaukee have several methods for avoiding paying fines and property taxes—it's all a part of gaming the system. After the local paper investigated the "landlord games," the city is taking action.
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
May 10, 2017, 7am PDT
U.S. landlords are getting a bigger share of the economic pie than they ever have before, according to new government data.
March 18, 2017, 9am PDT
What drivers are to rideshare companies, landlords are to Airbnb. In response to complaints, the company is upping outreach to its hosts.
March 15, 2017, 5am PDT
A new era of rental property management technology will have effects on both the landlord and the tenant side of the equation.
January 16, 2017, 6am PST
2017 has all the makings of a classic showdown in Oregon, where the state legislature will consider to policies that deeply divide the interest interests of tenants and landlords.
December 16, 2016, 5am PST
Washington, D.C. might prohibit landlords from asking tenants for criminal histories, at least at first pass.
October 31, 2016, 1pm PDT
An apartment-hunting website that highlights landlords' credibility has not earned their cooperation.
August 31, 2016, 10am PDT
On the promise of ownership, rent-to-own landlords make tenants pay for repairs. And on the lower end, homes often come with code violations built in. This market's legal grey spaces distinctly echo 2008.
August 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Discrimination has always been a threat as landlords consider new tenants, but now there's new technology to potentially exacerbate the problem.
June 24, 2016, 2pm PDT
More than 20,000 rent-controlled units have left the market in Los Angeles since 2001—a problem exacerbated by options for short-term rentals. Now the City Attorney's Office is fighting back.
April 16, 2016, 11am PDT
Los Angeles is moving toward creating a path to amnesty and affordability for habitable, but unpermitted residential units.
June 10, 2015, 2pm PDT
Exploring the persistence of racial segregation as a result of U.S. housing policies—policies intended to break patterns of segregation, not reproduce them.
November 27, 2014, 1pm PST
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has proposed a new fee on landlords to help enforce scofflaws. An editorial by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, however, argues that the math behind the fee doesn’t add up.