The state of Minnesota requires local rent control law to be approved by general election, so the city of Minneapolis is forced to take several preemptory steps to get a rent stabilization ordinance on the ballot.
Apartment List's May National Rent Report indicates that the brief reprieve in rising rental prices caused the economic disruption of the pandemic might already be a thing of the past.
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.
The rental market is triggering metrics not seen since the depths of the Great Recession, according to a new report on the state of the rental market in three New York City boroughs.
People are moving less and rents are dropping, according to a new report from Apartment List.
Geoff Boeing of the University of Southern California writes about a recent article he co-authored in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
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.
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
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.
A new report from CBRE analyzing the Pittsburgh rental market lends evidence to the house of pro-supply arguments.
A big data dump from Trulia, supplemented by helpful analysis, helps make sense of the U.S. rental market.
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.
New American Community Survey Data reveals the cities where renters are paying the most.
The Seattle Times
Rents are spiking in the city of Atlanta—and the roster of big cities struggling to manage the costs of living grows.
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
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
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
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
A fun, if not conclusive, exercise in layering the country's most famous transit map with data from the real estate market.
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