Rental Housing

January 26, 2018, 1pm PST
A big data dump from Trulia, supplemented by helpful analysis, helps make sense of the U.S. rental market.
December 17, 2017, 5am PST
Renters are more likely to double up when the price of rental housing is less affordable.
December 15, 2017, 6am PST
A decade after an epochal shift in the housing market, the country is changing again.
Joint Center for Housing Studies
December 2, 2017, 1pm PST
Vancouver is famous for high-rises and a decidedly urban quality of life, but housing prices are still skyrocketing. A new ten-year housing strategy proposes a few drastic measures to rebalance the market's scales.
Vancouver Sun
October 18, 2017, 6am PDT
The kinds of words and arguments people use to describe blight, foreclosure, and eviction reveals a lot of society's biases.
Rustbelt Anthro
October 16, 2017, 8am PDT
A large amount of new rental units have come online in recent months in Washington, D.C., and the housing market has seen a surprising amount of upheaval as a result.
Bisnow Washington D.C.
September 5, 2017, 1pm PDT
NASA Ames wants to add a lot of housing to a 45-acre site at Moffett Field in the Silicon Valley. The new housing would give NASA employees more housing options in an expensive and impacted market.
The Mercury News
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
July 10, 2017, 2pm PDT
A study of three of the country's population and cultural centers reveals the kinds of discrimination same-sex couples and transgender individuals are likely to encounter on the rental market.
Urban Institute
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 20, 2017, 11am PDT
Buffalo is considering policies to support affordable rental housing as demand rises. While inclusionary zoning is controversial everywhere, specific questions about the policy's effectiveness arise in cities with little to no population growth.
The Buffalo News
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
May 14, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of San Jose, California is crafting regulations to give renters and low-income residents more rights and access to fair housing.
The Mercury News
May 3, 2017, 9am PDT
A loan program helps non-profits procure affordable apartment buildings that might otherwise be snatched up by speculative developers.
Next City
March 29, 2017, 10am PDT
Transgender apartment hunters regularly encounter "discrimination with a smile," according to a new study.
The Boston Globe
March 25, 2017, 9am PDT
The foreclosure crisis and the Great Recession have paved the way for a steady decline in homeownership. Many cities will never be the same.
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.
February 16, 2017, 1pm PST
Cleveland's rental housing stock is a public health risk, and the city is finally taking steps to launch a citywide inspection.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
February 3, 2017, 5am PST
Entrepreneur Tyrone Poole's Oregon start-up matches prospective tenants with rental units they qualify for, eliminating legwork and application fees.
January 29, 2017, 1pm PST
Housing prices are still well above the national average in the Bay Area, but some relief at least, has emerged in recent months.
The San Jose Mercury News