Housing

7 hours ago
Cities like San Francisco or New York can suck up all the oxygen for the conversation about housing affordability in the U.S. Meanwhile rapidly growing cities like Nashville, where the scope of a crisis of affordability is no less dire.
Tennessean
13 hours ago
The luxury market has been “reignited,” according to Realtor.com.
Dallas News
14 hours ago
The denizens of the luxury apartments near Central Park oppose the "expense" of a new homeless shelter.
New York Daily News
Yesterday
Olympia, Washington joins the ranks of cities making new incentives for the creation of missing middle housing.
The Olympian
2 days ago
Total on-site energy use in U.S. homes declined between 2009 and 2015, thanks to new new building technology and warmer winters.
Housing Perspectives
4 days ago
Black homeownership rates have been slow to recover from the great recession and the gap between whites and blacks in home ownership is bigger today than it was in the 1980s.
The Washington Post
4 days ago
The picturesque neighborhood of Adams Morgan is becoming whiter and more affluent, but it also hasn't developed much new housing.
Greater Greater Washington
5 days ago
Plans for a sizable eco-friendly development on the site of St. Paul's Twin Cities Assembly Plant have drawn support from many, including the city's young mayor. But density opponents remain unconvinced.
CityLab
5 days ago
A city known for relatively low rents is gaining an influx of market rate and luxury rental units.
Montreal Gazette
6 days ago
A Habitat for Humanity Project in Silicon Valley is stymied by an effective, CEQA-wielding attorney who doesn't want his home office views obstructed and more traffic in his neighborhood.
CALmatters
6 days ago
Quarters can be cramped for growing families in Philadelphia's many two-story rowhouses. Rather than decamp to the suburbs, more and more homeowners are simply adding a third story, known as an "overbuild."
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
6 days ago
Chicago's own city government, in the form of aldermanic prerogatives and privileges, contributes to racial and economic segregation, according to a new study.
Chicago Tribune
July 9, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Iowa State Supreme Court recently sided with a resident of a mobile home park over the city of Des Moines, which had worked to shut the entire mobile home park down.
Thomas Reuters Foundation
July 9, 2018, 7am PDT
A California November 2018 ballot initiative seeking to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act could have unintended consequences, according to Related California's Bill Witte.
The Planning Report
July 8, 2018, 7am PDT
And stop changing the subject, adds the Editorial Board of the San Francisco Chronicle.
The San Francisco Chronicle
July 7, 2018, 1pm PDT
Under the new guidelines, developers will need to implement specific community engagement strategies, at times based on a neighborhood's demographics.
The Urbanist
July 7, 2018, 11am PDT
Voters will decide in November on the creation of a cannabis-friendly, publicly owned bank to invest in affordable housing.
Los Angeles Times
July 5, 2018, 12pm PDT
In addition to laying out the incredible expense of bringing the public housing of New York City into good repair, the Citizens Budget Commission also included recommendations for how to cover those costs.
Crain's New York Business
July 5, 2018, 11am PDT
Los Angeles is hoping that changes to the Cornfield Arroyo Seco Specific Plan will finally yield new residential developments.
Urbanize LA
July 5, 2018, 8am PDT
The law would prohibit Denver landlords from refusing Section 8 vouchers as rental payment.
Denverite