Rent

Red and white For Rent sign in front of brick building with flowerpots in background

Renters Expected To Fare Better Next Year

After years of rising housing costs, renters will see some relief in 2023 as supply rises and more tenant households stay put.

December 25, 2022 - Globe St.

Multicolored four-story New York City buildings with storefronts on ground floor

New York’s Small Landlords Protest for the Right to Exclude

Landlords with fewer properties say rent stabilization, eviction moratoriums, and rising costs for repairs and maintenance are making it impossible for them to keep their businesses going.

November 17, 2022 - Curbed

White house with For Sale and SOLD sign

Housing Out of Reach as Costs and Mortgage Rates Rise

The monthly costs—mortgage payments, property taxes, and insurance—of a typical low-end home in the Boston region has reached $3,600 a month. A typical home costs $5,000 a month.

November 7, 2022 - Boston Indicators

Arizona

Evictions on the Rise in Phoenix

Landlords in the Arizona metropolis filed the most evictions since 2008 last month.

October 17, 2022 - Arizona Republic

Park Slope, Brooklyn

New York City’s Housing Shortage Continues

Decades-old policies have led to a deepening shortage of housing units, particularly for low- and middle-income households.

October 11, 2022 - New York 1

ROw of historic New York City brownstone homes

Manhattan Home Sales Slow, Rent Growth Continues

The Manhattan housing market is seeing lower sale prices and a slowdown in demand, but rents in the city are still going up.

October 5, 2022 - Bloomberg

Apartment buildings in San Diego, California

Report: California Renter Protections Falling Short

New research reveals that the state’s rent cap law is stymied by a lack of transparency and toothless enforcement.

September 29, 2022 - Terner Center for Housing Innovation

San Francisco Apartments

A Who’s Who of Bay Area Real Estate

An analysis from the San Francisco Chronicle identifies twelve of the biggest and most influential owners of rental properties in the San Francisco Bay Area.

September 22, 2022 - San Francisco Chronicle

Chicago Suburb

Chicago Renters Struggling to Afford Housing

Experts have little hope that growing rent costs will stabilize anytime soon.

August 24, 2022 - Chicago Tribune

Manhattan, New York City, New York

Breaking NYC’s Housing Speculation Cycle

When wealthy investors treat homes like poker chips, it is the tenants who end up losing. How do we interrupt the vicious cycle of speculation and displacement?

August 23, 2022 - Shelterforce Magazine

For Rent

Explaining Rent Inflation

The delayed effects of changes in rent costs make rent inflation a difficult figure to pin down.

August 19, 2022 - The Atlantic

California Houses

No End in Sight to U.S. Housing Shortage

Despite recent cooling in the overheated U.S. housing market, high costs and labor and supply shortages are causing continuing hardship for potential homebuyers and renters.

July 26, 2022 - The Hill

Rent

California Rents Could Spike by as Much as 10 Percent

Thanks to inflation, landlords in parts of the state not limited by local rent stabilization ordinances can raise rent by up to 10 percent starting in August.

July 21, 2022 - Los Angeles Times

Capsule hotel in Japan

Capsule Housing: Affordable Solution or Dystopia?

Like Japan’s capsule hotels, the ‘podsharing’ housing model offers minimal, shared living space—but can it work as a long-term housing solution?

July 18, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

Brick apartment building with For Rent sign

Rents Likely To Stay High as Home Sales Market Cools

The Fed’s recent decision to raise interest rates is causing a slowdown in the housing market, but rents are poised to remain high as demand for rental housing continues to outpace supply.

July 13, 2022 - Bay Citizen via The New York Times

COVID-19 Eviction Crisis

Almost 36,000 California Households Got Eviction Notices Last Year

Despite efforts to implement rental assistance programs and eviction moratoriums during the COVID-19 pandemic, tens of thousands of California households were served eviction notices last year, with more falling behind on rent payments.

July 7, 2022 - San Francisco Chronicle

Miami

Miami-Dade County Housing Market in ‘Crisis’ as Rents Soar

The county’s mayor has declared housing affordability a crisis as costs in South Florida cities rise by as much as 30 percent.

April 12, 2022 - Fox 13

Apartment for Rent sign

Emergency Assistance Has Helped Renters, but Hurdles Remain

Research shows pandemic rent relief programs made a significant difference for struggling renters.

April 8, 2022 - Joint Center for Housing Studies

Williamsburg Brooklyn

NYC Rents Rising at Twice the National Rate

New York renters are being squeezed out as landlords raise rents by hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars.

March 8, 2022 - The New York Times

Single-Family Neighborhood

Toronto Housing Supply Outpacing Population Growth, but Costs Remain High

According to new census data, housing production is exceeding demand in many Canadian cities.

March 2, 2022 - The Globe and Mail

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