March 25, 2020, 11am PDT
Legislation to stop construction of McMansions is being undermined by a zoning loophole.
March 24, 2020, 11am PDT
New research examines ways multifamily housing costs can be reduced through design and construction decisions.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
June 27, 2019, 1pm PDT
A quarter of all Massachusetts renters spend more than half their income on rent. A report from the Smart Growth Alliance argues NIMBYism is partly to blame.
October 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
According to an analysis by the Energy Efficiency for All coalition, California's Energy Savings Assistance Program could be four times as effective for low-income renters if it were better deployed.
September 27, 2018, 6am PDT
What does it mean for housing planning if your county gets Amazon's second headquarters? Virginia's Loudoun County contemplates that possibility with a mix of confidence and trepidation.
August 23, 2018, 10am PDT
An exemption to an existing law was removed Monday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that affords tenants in rent-controlled buildings the same right to request electric vehicle charging capability as renters in unregulated apartments.
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. (California)
December 3, 2017, 5am PST
There's nothing like the convenience of charging one's electric vehicle at home, assuming you have a garage, driveway, or your apartment building has a charger. California cities and utilities are working to increase EV infrastructure on all fronts.
February 5, 2017, 1pm PST
A new report from Freddie Mac predicts rising rents and rising vacancy rates in the national multifamily market. The report also compares submarkets.
August 6, 2016, 11am PDT
A Los Angeles affordable-housing developer says the industry needs to focus more on keeping existing housing affordable.
April 25, 2016, 9am PDT
Beware of possible code words like "character" and "flavor" when it comes to community resistance to multifamily housing or increased density. Case in point, Garden City, Long Island.
October 18, 2014, 1pm PDT
A new database from the Oakland-based Transform group maps and tracks unused parking spaces in multifamily housing developments.
May 2, 2013, 12pm PDT
California's population grew by nearly 1 percent last year, driven by growth in the Bay Area and the state's other urban areas. In a significant milestone, the state built more multifamily dwellings than single-family homes for the first time.
December 13, 2011, 11am PST
Housing preferences are shifting dramatically to smaller, multifamily dwellings, creating a dramatic mismatch between housing supply and demand, according to a new report from the Urban Land Institute.