October 17, 2019, 5am PDT
Subdivisions in states across the country are catering to people who want the benefits of living in homes without the burdens of home ownership.
NPR - All Things Considered
October 14, 2019, 11am PDT
Since the Great Recession, homeownership is down and corporations are taking advantage of the profit opportunities.
August 1, 2019, 7am PDT
It’s been a tough slog for a bill designed to force landlords to remove lead from all buildings before they can charge tenants for rent.
June 17, 2016, 12pm PDT
A recent study of the Airbnb rental units in Seattle shows a growing supply of short-term rental units, which is also cutting into the city's available rental housing stock.
October 17, 2014, 8am PDT
Sandie Angulo Chen of Trulia discusses the reasons why Millennials prefer to rent homes or apartments instead of buying properties.
November 22, 2012, 11am PST
Despite all odds, “Miami’s roller coaster real estate market is booming again” reports Nadja Brandt. Is "the hottest [residential] real estate market in the U.S." primed to boil over?
July 7, 2012, 5am PDT
Curtis Johnson details an unexpected trend in downtown Motor City, where a spike in housing demand may hint at the comeback promised in Chrysler's famed Superbowl ad.
May 3, 2012, 1pm PDT
Christine McLaren considers the history of urban housing in Berlin, and reveals a long-defunct program designed to address a problem faced by countless communities today.
March 24, 2012, 7am PDT
Patricia Kirk profiles Dave Goldstein, a Los Angeles native on a mission to preserve, restore, and rent historic residences throughout Hollywood.
February 5, 2012, 1pm PST
As developers across the country increasingly recognize the market advantages of redevelopment oriented around transit, and property values rise in response, hundreds of thousands of units of affordable housing are at risk.
December 1, 2011, 7am PST
Colorado Public Radio investigates the housing market in Denver, noting the revival of apartment building while single family homes and even condos remain at a standstill. Demand for rentals continues to outstrip supply in other cities as well.
Colorado Public Radio via NPR
September 22, 2011, 5am PDT
There are two housing markets, "one for the rich and one for everyone else," writes Michelle Conlin. Sales and subsequent bidding wars are back in richer neighborhoods, while approximately 98.5% of the population see no end to the recession just yet.
June 27, 2011, 2pm PDT
The federal rental assistance vouchers known as Section 8 are increasingly putting low-income families into empty homes in the suburbs.
July 26, 2010, 8am PDT
Homebuilders in recession-struck Bakersfield, California, have turned into landlords, renting their units while they wait for the housing market to rebound.