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Strong Reactions to New York Rent Control Changes
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Strong Reactions to New York Rent Control Changes

Earlier in June, the New York State Legislature passed a law allowing local governments to pass new rent control regulations, in a decision that...

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Google Expanding in Austin
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Google Expanding in Austin

Shonda Novak reports that Google has signed two major leases that signify an effort to establish a larger footprint in the city of Austin, Texas,...

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HUD Says Dallas Owes Millions for Mismanaging Housing Funds
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HUD Says Dallas Owes Millions for Mismanaging Housing Funds

"As the result of a scathing audit released this week, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has warned Dallas City Hall it could...

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Investment Money Cornering the Real Estate Market
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Investment Money Cornering the Real Estate Market

Ben Casselman and Conor Daugherty write of "exploding investor interest" in starter homes. All that Wall Street capital flooding into the real...

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Community Composting Network Launching in Philadelphia
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Community Composting Network Launching in Philadelphia

"Philadelphia plans to create a city-wide network of up to 25 composting sites designed to reduce food waste and create organic soil for residents...

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Proposed Law Would Require Community Benefits Negotiations for 'High Impact' Projects in Philadelphia
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Proposed Law Would Require Community Benefits Negotiations for 'High Impact' Projects in Philadelphia

Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke recently introduced legislation that would mandate community a benefits agreements process...

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Sea Ranch's Changing Architectural Vision
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Sea Ranch's Changing Architectural Vision

Diana Ketcham writes about the past and present of the Sea Ranch, a development on a remote stretch of Northern California coastline that started...

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Mayor Wants to Eliminate Height Limits Near Transit in San Diego
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Mayor Wants to Eliminate Height Limits Near Transit in San Diego

"San Diego would wipe out height limits for apartment and condominium projects built near transit lines under a new proposal from Mayor Kevin...

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St. Paul's 20-Year Comp Plan Heads for the Final Stretch
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St. Paul's 20-Year Comp Plan Heads for the Final Stretch

Frederick Melo reports on the details of the new 20-year comprehensive plan for St. Paul, under consideration at a series of public meetings this...

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Op-Ed: Good Design Isn't Just for Downtowns
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Op-Ed: Good Design Isn't Just for Downtowns

Richard Driehaus, better known as the man behind the Driehaus Architecture Prize, also bestows the Driehaus Awards for Architectural Excellence In...

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20-20-20: Montreal Sets New Goals for Inclusionary Zoning
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20-20-20: Montreal Sets New Goals for Inclusionary Zoning

"Starting in 2021, developers in Montreal will be required by law to set aside 20 per cent of new housing units for social housing, 20 per cent for...

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For Lack of Free Parking, Downtown San Jose Loses a Grocery Store
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For Lack of Free Parking, Downtown San Jose Loses a Grocery Store

Safeway is shutting down its grocery store in downtown San Jose, reports George Avalos. A company memo said the store would close on June 14, and...

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East Village Rezoning Falls Short on Affordable Housing
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East Village Rezoning Falls Short on Affordable Housing

According to a report by the Cooper Square Committee, Caroline Spivack writes, voluntary inclusionary housing incentives packaged with a 2008...

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Amazon Donates $3 Million for Housing in Northern Virginia
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Amazon Donates $3 Million for Housing in Northern Virginia

Robert McCartney reports: "Amazon will donate $3 million to support affordable housing in Arlington County and, in a separate venture, will help...

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Advocating for Upzoning in Two of New York's Wealthiest Neighborhoods
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Advocating for Upzoning in Two of New York's Wealthiest Neighborhoods

If the pro-housing development organization Open New York had its way, a draft rezoning of the neighborhoods of NoHo and SoHo in Manhattan would...

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'Landmark' Rent Protections Deal Moving Forward in New York
Blog 6 months ago
'Landmark' Rent Protections Deal Moving Forward in New York

Luis Ferré-Sadurní, Jesse McKinley, and Vivian Wang report: "Newly empowered Democratic leaders in Albany announced a landmark agreement on Tuesday...

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Beyond YIMBY: Racism and Finance in the Housing Crisis
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Beyond YIMBY: Racism and Finance in the Housing Crisis

Whether or not blanket upzoning policies, like California's recently quashed SB 50, would address the state's housing affordability crisis is a...

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Do Denser Neighborhoods Have Safer Streets?
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Do Denser Neighborhoods Have Safer Streets?

Traffic collisions are one of the leading causes of death, physical injury, and property damages in the United States. Although more than ten...

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