Rent

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 30, 2017, 5am PDT
Rising rents and low income residents have made this South Side neighborhood a locus for evictions and forced moves.
Chicago Reader
March 14, 2017, 10am PDT
Portland has built many new apartments in the city's core, and that seems to be slowing down rent growth in the area.
The Oregonian
March 3, 2017, 10am PST
San Diego invested $1.5 billion in tax increment to increase housing in its downtown but displaced affordable housing with unaffordable housing. Housing planner, developer and advocate, Murtaza Baxamusa gives some answers and asks some questions.
UrbDeZine
November 8, 2016, 9am PST
Renters can't access the tax breaks afforded to home buyers, like the mortgage interest tax deduction, so a Terner Center for Housing Innovation paper looks at policies that could put renters on a more even footing with home buyers.
Next City
October 6, 2016, 11am PDT
Even as rents continue to rise nationally, some of the most expensive cities like San Jose, San Francisco, and New York have seen rents fall this year.
The Wall Street Jounal
September 6, 2016, 6am PDT
Analysis by FiveThirtyEight offers a lesson in trade-offs. In this case: how much more New Yorkers are willing to pay for less time spent commuting.
FiveThirtyEight
March 14, 2016, 8am PDT
San Francisco loves process and fears change. It's costing residents in more ways than housing, laments David Prowler, former Special Assistant to Mayor Willie Brown.
UrbDeZine
January 12, 2016, 5am PST
As the dust settles from the Great Recession—evidence is growing to support the growing relevance of urban areas in the overall economic picture of the United States.
City Observatory
January 4, 2016, 9am PST
A Harvard study has found that those making $45,000 per year are struggling to meet the increasing cost of rent in cities across the country.
NBC News
June 18, 2015, 10am PDT
A pattern of opposition to housing projects that leads to the underdevelopment of land has contributed to a housing shortage in San Francisco, writes planning consultant Jim Chappell.
UrbDeZine
Blog post
February 10, 2015, 2pm PST
Some progressives deny that the law of supply and demand applies to housing.
Michael Lewyn
August 29, 2014, 5am PDT
Angie Schmitt follows up on an earlier report by the Citizen's Budget Commission that made an argument for the affordability of cities like New York City, with its large network of cheap transportation.
Streetsblog USA
August 22, 2014, 12pm PDT
A new study confirmed that the average Los Angeles renter allocates 47 percent of their paycheck towards rent.
KPCC
August 20, 2014, 5am PDT
A comparative analysis by the Citizens Budget Commission provides a softer take on the "affordability crisis" making so much news in New York City. The conclusion of the study is that New York City is more affordable than many other large cities.
Crain's Business New York
Blog post
June 2, 2014, 8am PDT
Public concern about gentrification is based on fears that out-of-control rents are pricing out the middle and lower classes. But rent is rising even in places where gentrification is not happening.
Michael Lewyn
March 28, 2014, 9am PDT
Manhattan has long been one of—if not the—centers of the literary universe. What does it mean for the borough if bookstores—independent or otherwise—can no longer afford the rent?
New York Times
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
December 10, 2013, 11am PST
Rising rents, stagnant incomes and the effects of the recession have pushed a record number of Americans to take on hazardous housing cost burdens, says a new report. Low-income renters are especially vulnerable.
The Washington Post
September 21, 2010, 7am PDT
A new report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development finds that the median price of rental housing in New Orleans has risen from $662 in 2004 to $882 today.
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