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.
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.
March 7, 2012, 9am PST
Kirsten Dirksen reports on one housing developer's 160-square-foot vision for San Francisco singles.
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.
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."
October 26, 2010, 7am PDT
A new Canadian study indicates that young people in the U.S. and Canada are trending away from owning their own homes and towards renting apartments.
September 13, 2010, 12pm PDT
With bike riding and commuting soaring in NYC, the question of where to store bikes - at home, is becoming more important. Bike storage is now a hot amenity in many Brooklyn and Manhattan apartments - so much that monthly fees may apply.
Crain's N.Y. Business.com
July 8, 2010, 12pm PDT
<em>The New York Times</em> calculates the cost difference between living in a single family house versus an apartment in the New York area.
January 25, 2010, 5am PST
The standard apartment building puts the public spaces (hallways) on the inside. Vancouver's new False Creek development "extroverts the circulation spaces," says Erick Villagomez.
December 31, 2009, 11am PST
Sharing apartments as roommates is a foreign concept in Japan- single people have traditionally preferred their own tiny living quarters. A new glut of large, fancy apartments has created a new market for roomies.
August 19, 2009, 8am PDT
Despite tumbles in the housing market, low-cost housing is undergoing a boom in Mumbai, India, where the need for affordable housing is high.
May 20, 2009, 5am PDT
The Indian discount automaker Tata is now venturing into home production, building 1,000 apartments near Mumbai with prices starting at $7,800.
July 8, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>As more families choose to live in denser cities and neighborhoods, apartment dwellers must learn to deal with noisy tots.</p>