There are already cases where the S.H.D.A. could step in and meet the needs of communities. The city of Santa Fe, N.M., owns a 64-acre…View More What Happens When 10 Million Tenants Can’t Make Rent?
WASHINGTON — At a meeting with Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen last month, Jeff Williams, the mayor of Arlington, Texas, laid out his grim economic…View More Empty Office Buildings Squeeze City Budgets as Property Values Fall
A year and a pandemic ago, over 100,000 people filled the central business district in Charlotte, N.C., pouring out of offices, including several recently built…View More Companies Put Return-to-Work Plans in Motion
“I don’t think we’ve seen a housing market quite like this one,” said Jenny Schuetz, a researcher at the Brookings Institution. “And other recessions looked…View More Where Have All the Houses Gone?
Another host, Anthony Farmer, filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against Airbnb in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in November. The suit,…View More Airbnb Is Driving Hosts Elsewhere With Costly Pandemic Policies
One big reason for this is the role that landlords play. In my research in Baltimore, I met dozens of renters like Edie who enjoy…View More If ‘Housing Is a Right,’ How Do We Make It Happen?
As the pandemic enters its second year, millions of renters are struggling with a loss of income and with the insecurity of not knowing how…View More Pandemic’s Toll on Housing: Falling Behind, Doubling Up
SAN FRANCISCO — The Bay Area struck a hard bargain with its tech workers. Rent was astronomical. Taxes were high. Your neighbors didn’t like you.…View More San Francisco’s Tech Workers Are Leaving the Bay Area
On the weekend of March 13, just as Mayor Bill de Blasio was flirting with a stay-at-home order, Viviana Spiers and her husband, Rich, who…View More New Yorkers Who Fled Virus Are Returning Home, Warily
Buyers are reconsidering the cost of living in core Manhattan, where, even after three years of mostly sliding prices, the median sale price was still…View More The Real Estate Collapse of 2020