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A debate about the effect of the increasing footprint of large, institutional investors in the housing market is further fragmenting the politics of development in the United States.

James Brasuell
March 3, 2021, 5am PST
New data reveals how far the U.S. housing market has stayed from anything resembling normal.
The New York Times
February 23, 2021, 8am PST
The latest data from CoreLogic from December 2020 shows that despite headlining-grabbing rent declines in San Francisco and New York, some rents are continuing and even surpassing pre-pandemic trends.
Inman News
February 7, 2021, 9am PST
Expensive homes dominated the metro Denver real estate market in 2020.
The Denver Post
February 3, 2021, 12pm PST
Business as usual in the real estate industry is failing the economy and the political and social cohesion of the United States, according to a new initiative launched by the Brookings Institution.
January 26, 2021, 7am PST
Hispanics are the only racial group projected to increase their rate of homeownership over the next two decades, according to a new analysis.
Houston Chronicle
January 12, 2021, 7am PST
Two industry consulting firms released new reports on the best-selling master-planned communities in the United States.
January 10, 2021, 5am PST
New data make it possible to trace outline of COVID-19's footprint on the Big Apple real estate market.
The New York Times
December 23, 2020, 12pm PST
The Census Bureau's "Characteristics of New Housing" report shows declining size among single-family homes built and sold new in 2019.
LBM Journal
December 21, 2020, 5am PST
Homes in suburban and even rural locations were hot commodities on the pandemic real estate market, according to an industry report.
Inman News
December 16, 2020, 6am PST
A new report by RentCafé reveals the extent of the pandemic's influence on the rental market—so far.
December 14, 2020, 11am PST
In a bid to address concerns about vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods, the San Diego Planning Commission recommends cutting the number of short-term rentals in the city in half.
San Diego Union-Tribune
December 3, 2020, 10am PST
The new law won't stop the forces of gentrification, but it should stop one of gentrification's most pernicious symptoms.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 25, 2020, 9am PST
More and more homeowners are falling behind on mortgage payments as the pandemic lingers, according to recent market data.
The Orange County Register
November 2, 2020, 8am PST
The state of California is trying to prevent a repeat of one of the most significant consequences of the Great Recession: large Wall Street interests buying for-sale housing in bulk for conversion to apartments.
Next City
October 22, 2020, 8am PDT
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is seeing a pandemic bump in real estate prices that mirrors the experience of vacation and tourism towns all over the United States.
Jackson Hole News & Guide
October 19, 2020, 5am PDT
Half of the nation's second homes are found in nine states, according to recent data analysis by the National Association of Home Builders, and building is likely to increase in vacation areas soon, according to one expert.
National Association of Home Builders Eye on Housing
October 13, 2020, 6am PDT
New research suggests that real estate values were declining before prices started falling, but a climate-driven housing crisis could already be here in coastal Florida.
The New York Times
September 29, 2020, 5am PDT
Vacancy rates in New York City have climbed to unexpected heights in 2020, and landlords aren't pinning all the blame on a pandemic-induced urban exodus.
The Real Deal
September 28, 2020, 5am PDT
Expectations that the economic downturn of the COVID-19 pandemic will create a wave of homeowners leaving the market, whether by choice or necessity, are driving big acquisitions by private equity firms and Wall Street investors.
The Wall Street Journal