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Renters

June 1, 2019, 11am PDT
Despite a downtown construction boom, housing is still scarce across the Capital Region. And nearly two-thirds of new homes built since the year 2000 have been single-family structures.
Brookings
March 27, 2019, 8am PDT
Homeownership rates declined precipitously in the United States up until 2016. While that trend has reversed in more recent years, it's still hard to tell what the future of homeownership will be.
Harvard Center for Joint Housing Studies
March 24, 2019, 7am PDT
The city of Minneapolis is taking positive steps to improve housing security for renters.
City of Minneapolis
March 18, 2019, 2pm PDT
An explosion of upscale multifamily development in Texas cities reflects trends in the national housing market.
Curbed
March 13, 2019, 8am PDT
According to the Urban Institute's Housing Affordability for Renters Index, the number of renters who can afford to buy a home in their metropolitan area is generally increasing when compared to the housing bubble of the mid-2000s.
Urban Institute
March 9, 2019, 1pm PST
It turns out that the United States isn't rapidly becoming a nation of renters after all.
The Washington Post
March 8, 2019, 6am PST
Senators Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, and Elizabeth Warren have all announced housing plans.
The Mercury News
February 25, 2019, 7am PST
The housing crunch and changing lifestyle choices mean more people who could be in the market to buy a home are renting instead.
The Denver Post
Feature
January 7, 2019, 10am PST
While the debate continues unabated on the influence of the physical and land use characteristics of a city on crime, a critical aspect is left out: resident transience. Jacobs took notice and feared its negative influence. Was she right?
Fanis Grammenos
October 10, 2018, 11am PDT
The bills seek to end landlords' ability to offer rent discounts and then calculate increases based on the original price, rather than on what a tenant was actually paying.
Greater Greater Washington
October 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
According to an analysis by the Energy Efficiency for All coalition, California's Energy Savings Assistance Program could be four times as effective for low-income renters if it were better deployed.
NRDC
October 2, 2018, 9am PDT
There are signs that politicians at every level are responding to the concerns of renters like never before. If only renter-friendly housing policies were matters of simple consensus.
Brookings
July 1, 2018, 7am PDT
Vacancy rates are up to 7.5 percent in greater Seattle, and many landlords are offering deals like a month's free rent.
The Seattle Times
May 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
The U.S. has become a "landlord nation," says Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman. His analysis: fiercely-defended restrictive local zoning laws have cut off supply, dividing those who own from those who rent.
GeekWire
April 29, 2018, 9am PDT
A ranking system that puts the tenants' rights debate on a spectrum, from renter friendly to landlord friendly.
RentCafé
April 23, 2018, 7am PDT
More than a quarter of renter households in the United States earn 30 percent or less of area median income. And no state in the country can house them.
The Washington Post
April 22, 2018, 9am PDT
Single-family rentals are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. housing market—and they're not going away anytime soon, a new study suggests.
Terner Center for Housing Innovation
March 12, 2018, 9am PDT
A new report from the California Housing Partnership "revealed a wide gap between state support for homeowners and renters."
Los Angeles Times
January 5, 2018, 7am PST
Located primarily in the western states, some suburbs were hit hard by the 2008 recession and still haven't recovered. Many have seen an influx of low-income residents and upticks in crime.
The Atlantic
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