Apartments

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Some evidence suggests that apartments lead to more greenhouse gas emissions per capita than houses. Does this mean that suburbs pollute less than cities? Probably not.
Michael Lewyn
February 9, 2017, 11am PST
A study from the Urban Land Institute shows developments near transit generate almost twice as many tax dollars per dollar spent.
Greater Greater Washington
January 8, 2017, 7am PST
Philadelphia suburbs are competing in the regional real estate market by adding thousands of apartments and other amenities traditionally found in more urban settings.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 27, 2016, 8am PDT
New data reveal the U.S. housing industry's preference for garages for cars over apartments for people.
Bloomberg
October 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
Data from a 2015 study of Seattle housing shows demand for apartment is robust and likely to stay that way.
Smart Growth Seattle
October 12, 2016, 8am PDT
Many find advantages in buying studio apartments, and developers have taken notice.
The Wall Street Jounal
May 17, 2016, 11am PDT
A San Francisco startup will allow landlords to auction long-term rental leases to competing bidders online.
SF Gate
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 25, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Charlotte Observer recently described the landscape of proposed apartment developments in the city of Charlotte.
The Charlotte Observer
April 16, 2016, 11am PDT
Los Angeles is moving toward creating a path to amnesty and affordability for habitable, but unpermitted residential units.
Los Angeles Times
December 29, 2015, 6am PST
Designers and architects in Charlotte, North Carolina are asking the city to raise the bar when approving new apartment buildings to prevent more of the repetitive wood-frame design that has swept the city.
The Charlotte Observer
October 8, 2015, 12pm PDT
An industry report finds rising vacancies rates and lots of new supply coming down the pipeline. Could the nation's renters finally be in the market for some relief on the cost of housing?
The Wall Street Journal
May 28, 2015, 9am PDT
Los Angeles will raise its minimum wage incrementally to $15 an hour by 2020. But with an inadequate supply of new housing, will this new spending power simply enable landlords to charge more? Some economists say yes.
KPCC
December 14, 2013, 11am PST
Think you’re not paying for parking because you opted out of renting a space in your apartment complex’s garage? Think again.
The Atlantic Cities
May 1, 2013, 10am PDT
The divergent routes to approvals for two apartment complex developments just a mile apart show how important it is to engage both government and the surrounding community early in the process.
The Washington Post
October 6, 2012, 11am PDT
San Francisco's new experiment in low-income housing is a beautiful one; a new building combines eye-popping design and amenities you wish you had.
Fast Company
March 16, 2012, 6am PDT
Mukta Naik, a consulting planner with Indian housing firm micro Home Solutions, discovers that grand plans for a 'slum-free India' missed the mark on one key point: the lives of slum dwellers.
The Global Urbanist
March 7, 2012, 9am PST
Kirsten Dirksen reports on one housing developer's 160-square-foot vision for San Francisco singles.
*faircompanies
November 30, 2011, 1pm PST
Landowners with fewer apartments units are starting to use software similar for pricing airline tickets and hotel vacancies to determine rental rates for their properties, reports Matt Hudgins for The New York Times.
The New York Times
January 28, 2011, 1pm PST
At the subway stop at Wilshire Blvd. and Vermont, developer Jerry Snyder halted construction on his planned vertical retail mall, saying that the apartment market is comparatively "very strong."
The Los Angeles Times