Renters

May 10, 2017, 7am PDT
U.S. landlords are getting a bigger share of the economic pie than they ever have before, according to new government data.
Market Watch
April 26, 2017, 11am PDT
The federal government forgoes around $90 billion a year in revenue for the home interest rate deduction, and the biggest beneficiaries are millionaires.
Greater Greater Washington
February 26, 2017, 11am PST
In Seattle, about 54 percent of the households rent their homes, but they have few places to collectively voice their opinions on critical matters like rent control, move-in fees, and transit. Some city councilmembers hope to change that, however.
The Seattle Times
February 24, 2017, 1pm PST
Renters and homeowners are competing for permit districts in some Southern California cities.
KPCC
February 14, 2017, 7am PST
A public service announcement on behalf of renters priced out of the housing market: "Talk to your friends about zoning."
Slate
February 13, 2017, 5am PST
This research shows that renters in high-cost cities can be just as prone to NIMBYism as homeowners, even as they theoretically support more housing. This is housing supply's collective action problem.
Joint Center for Housing Studies
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.
CityLab
February 2, 2017, 6am PST
For an "entitled generation," Millennials feel less and less entitled to one of the hallmarks of the American Dream: homeownership. But that doesn't mean the goal is permanently out of reach.
HousingWire
December 3, 2016, 11am PST
Enacted in 2015, Berlin's "Mietpreisbremse" ordinance limits rent increases on some (but not all) apartments. According to this study, results have not been ideal.
City Observatory
September 29, 2016, 12pm PDT
Against all odds, both political parties agree on at least one thing: the merits of homeownership. But is buying a home really such a great investment, even for the well-off?
Market Urbanism
September 29, 2016, 5am PDT
A survey of renters' housing history in Milwaukee could completely change what we know about eviction in the United States.
FiveThirtyEight
July 29, 2016, 2pm PDT
A confluence of economic and demographic factors means fewer Americans own homes than at any time since 1965.
Bloomberg
July 11, 2016, 9am PDT
Is Airbnb a prime target for regulation, or is it just another way to expand the marketplace for bedrooms? Dan Bertolet urges caution. After all, couldn't less Airbnb just mean more hotels?
Sightline Institute
June 23, 2016, 8am PDT
The story of the U.S. housing market is the story of growing inequality.
Associated Press via Chicago Tribune
April 22, 2016, 12pm PDT
Taking steps to prevent Oakland from becoming the next San Francisco, the East Bay city passed a 90-day moratorium on certain kinds of evictions.
The Guardian
March 18, 2016, 1pm PDT
Just across the Bay Bridge from one of the most famous examples of a broken housing market, Oakland is working to keep up with the effects of housing demand.
SPUR
March 4, 2016, 11am PST
According to an analysis by the data research team at Trulia, renters have shorter commutes in 43 of 50 major metros. But despite there being more renters, commutes are still getting longer.
Trulia
February 13, 2016, 9am PST
Trulia has undertaken an in-depth analysis of American Community Survey data to reveal some of the impacts of the recession on the housing market.
Trulia
January 26, 2016, 9am PST
At a building industry trade show held last week, the new trend was for houses constructed with extra space for renters or extended family. In other words, depreciation comes standard.
The Wall Street Journal
January 15, 2016, 11am PST
The availability of parking can make or break opinions of neighborhoods, and renters are especially likely to be impacted by parking difficulties.
Trulia