Apartments

October 24, 2017, 8am PDT
Anoka, Minnesota decided it has enough rental housing.
Star Tribune
September 19, 2017, 2pm PDT
As Seattle grows, families are finding it harder to find homes, because the city has a disproportionate number of one-bedrooms and studios compared to other American cities.
Curbed Seattle
August 17, 2017, 2pm PDT
Planning is only one ingredient of the cocktail that produces new housing, but planning should bear in mind all the other factors influencing the process. Vancouver and Seattle provide case studies and sharp contrasts in housing outcomes.
Sightline Institute
August 8, 2017, 1pm PDT
An editorial in the New York Times argues that exclusionary zoning reinforces segregation and must be curbed.
The New York Times
August 8, 2017, 12pm PDT
Programs that make folks pay for garbage services based on how much they throw away can cut down trash in landfills. Designers are looking for ways to adapt these programs to multiunit buildings.
Medium
July 20, 2017, 6am PDT
The longstanding trend in Texas of permitting more single-family homes than multi-family developments looks to be accelerating.
Houston Chronicle
July 12, 2017, 8am PDT
Developers, neighbors, and housing advocates are debating the fate of the Balboa Reservoir. Their visions for how many units should be built there range from 680 to 1,245.
Beyond Chron
July 6, 2017, 8am PDT
California legislators hoping to entice motorists to purchase electric vehicles with more generous rebates or other perks are missing the real obstacle for many consumers, according to a new study on electric vehicle charging.
KPCC
June 22, 2017, 11am PDT
South Korea's capital enjoys better stations and more complete coverage from a train system that gets less of its money from government subsidies and charges lower fares.
Mic
March 29, 2017, 10am PDT
Transgender apartment hunters regularly encounter "discrimination with a smile," according to a new study.
The Boston Globe
March 28, 2017, 8am PDT
As new construction favors single occupants and childless professionals, the capital's housing stock is increasingly boxing out families.
Greater Greater Washington
March 24, 2017, 1pm PDT
Apartment building with subsidized units for the disabled has drawn protest and support, Alex Nitkin talked to some of the people hoping to move into the apartments.
DNAinfo Chicago
March 16, 2017, 7am PDT
Zoning around Chicago's public transit in relatively affluent areas won't allow for density or any kind of housing other than single family homes.
Chicago Cityscape
March 1, 2017, 6am PST
A development on Chicago's Northside faces protests and picketers who don't want new density, height, or low income residents.
Chicago Reader
Blog post
February 23, 2017, 10am PST
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