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Rental Prices

October 7, 2019, 1pm PDT
Advocates argue the array of small dwelling options provide much-needed affordable housing. But, living in these units, many of which are extremely small, isn't the alternative many people would choose.
Fast Company
September 24, 2019, 7am PDT
The Washington Post Editorial Board responds to the growing wave of approved and proposed rent control measures—from Oregon and California to the campaign platform of Bernie Sanders.
The Washington Post
June 25, 2018, 9am PDT
Support for rent control is building at the state level in California. Support hasn't been as easy tt rally at the local level, however.
Curbed LA
February 28, 2018, 10am PST
A new report from CBRE analyzing the Pittsburgh rental market lends evidence to the house of pro-supply arguments.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 26, 2018, 1pm PST
A big data dump from Trulia, supplemented by helpful analysis, helps make sense of the U.S. rental market.
Trulia
December 13, 2017, 10am PST
Renters in smaller metropolitan areas are struggling to deal with the realities of rising rent and stagnant wages. At least wages have increased in high-priced areas.
The Spokesman-Review
December 7, 2017, 12pm PST
New American Community Survey Data reveals the cities where renters are paying the most.
The Seattle Times
October 10, 2017, 7am PDT
Rents are spiking in the city of Atlanta—and the roster of big cities struggling to manage the costs of living grows.
WABE
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
January 27, 2017, 8am PST
The number of apartments in Denver has skyrocketed. Meanwhile, the cost of rent is plummeting. Expect to hear this example cited by YIMBYs many times in the coming months.
The Denver Post
November 23, 2016, 12pm PST
The construction of thousands of rental apartments in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens are credited with driving down costs at the upper end of the New York City rental market.
The Wall Street Journal
November 8, 2016, 1pm PST
The state capital of California is starting to see rents that would fit in around San Francisco or Los Angeles. Although explanations are scant, some are blaming the stagnant multi-family development industry.
The Sacramento Bee
May 5, 2016, 2pm PDT
A fun, if not conclusive, exercise in layering the country's most famous transit map with data from the real estate market.
DNAInfo
April 8, 2016, 9am PDT
We've seen builders responding to high demand for residential housing Manhattan and Seattle, but could it be happening in San Francisco? Sort of, according to San Francisco Chronicle business columnist, Kathleen Pender.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 12, 2016, 7am PST
Despite concerns than foreign investors would snatch up expensive condo properties around Manhattan, keeping the supply our of reach of local renters, analysts report rental prices are dropping as new supply enters the market.
Bloomberg Business
June 9, 2015, 6am PDT
Research from the Urban Institute identifies market and demographic trends that could mean a future housing market that will stand in stark contrast to the "subprime mania of the early 2000s."
The Wall Street Journal
July 26, 2012, 8am PDT
Priced out of Brooklyn's hippest neighborhoods, young professionals who may have once fled Manhattan in search of affordable housing and "postindustrial charm" are making the reverse move in search of cheaper rents, reports Laura Kusisto.
The Wall Street Journal