Real Estate Market

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.
The Nation
February 28, 2018, 6am PST
There has been precious little progress over the past 50 years in bridging gaps of inequality for Black Americans.
The Washington Post
February 22, 2018, 10am PST
Residential construction activity hummed at a higher level in January 2018 than any point in all of 2017, according to newly released federal data.
Globe St
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.
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 26, 2018, 1pm PST
A big data dump from Trulia, supplemented by helpful analysis, helps make sense of the U.S. rental market.
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
December 20, 2017, 5am PST
Examining the growing demand for alley homes in Washington, D.C.—where alleys were once considered "evil."
The Washington Post
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
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.
October 11, 2017, 5am PDT
It turns out that locals don't like self-interested, unilateral decisions that erase the place names of the past.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 30, 2017, 9am PDT
A new report rates the real estate bubble risk of the world's economic powerhouses.
September 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
Mom and Pop Make Way for Institutional Investors in the Landlord Business
The New York Times
August 24, 2017, 5am PDT
Suburbia isn't an accident.
Devon Marisa Zuegel
August 9, 2017, 8am PDT
Zoning and red tape gets a bad wrap in arguments that blame the housing crisis on a lack of housing supply. Another narrative credits a shortage of construction workers on the lack of housing supply in the country.
The Wall Street Journal
August 4, 2017, 7am PDT
When vacancy rates rise, rents should fall. In New York, reports disagree about how much vacancy rates are about to increase, and whether rents will drop at all.
The Wall Street Journal
August 1, 2017, 5am PDT
Zillow's chief analytics officer and chief economist offers insight into the company's approach to data, models, and the real estate market.
July 21, 2017, 7am PDT
Baby boomers own homes, lots of them, with empty rooms, lots of them.
July 2, 2017, 7am PDT
For all the talk of Texas' relatively affordable housing prices, the city of Austin is one of the worst examples of one of the dominant trends in the U.S. real estate market—fewer and fewer options for affordable rental housing.
The Urban Edge
June 18, 2017, 7am PDT
The headline from the latest report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies on the state of the nation's housing market focuses on a shrinking, broken rental market.
Affordable Housing Finance