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04/27/16 NYC housing a sticking point this session The Legislative Gazette
04/18/16 South Florida Cities Among Worst for Affordable Housing, Study Finds Sun Sentinel
04/18/16 Potential Young Buyers Delay Homeownership in Part Because of Skyrocketing Prices Houston Chronicle
04/14/16 Tiny Is the New Big: The Next Wave of Space-Defying, Affordable Homes Realtor.com
04/14/16 Segregation Issue Complicates de Blasio’s Housing Push The New York Times
04/11/16 City’s Housing Plan Moves Away from Bolstering Homeownership City Limits
04/11/16 New Bill Seeks to Map Disappearing Subsidized Housing In NYC Curbed New York
04/07/16 Jonathan Mechanic Is the Go-To Real Estate Lawyer Extraordinaire Commercial Observer
04/07/16 When 421a Expired in January It Sent a Shiver Through a Lot of Multifamily Lenders Commercial Observer
04/07/16 What Does That New Luxury Building in Your Neighborhood Mean for Your Home’s Value? U.S. News and World Report
04/01/16 Habitat for Humanity Came to Bedford-Stuyvesant And Many Longtime Residents Got Pushed Out New York Daily News
03/28/16 Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Affordable Housing Plan Faces Roadblocks The Wall Street Journal
03/25/16 Affordable Housing ‘Increasingly Out of Reach’ in Atlanta Curbed Atlanta
03/24/16 De Blasio Earns Political Win in NYC Affordable-Housing Vote Bloomberg Politics
03/23/16 Housing think tank gives policymakers the tools to build a dialogue Crain’s NY Business
03/21/16 Proposed Housing Bill Good Idea, but Won’t Replace a Property-Tax Break Crain’s New York
03/11/16 South Florida’s High Rents Called ‘Troubling’ Sun Sentinel
03/11/16 D.C. Least Affordable Major U.S. Metropolitan Area for Renters The Washington Times
03/11/16 Is There a Better Way to Provide Affordable Housing? AM New York
03/10/16 Even Landlords Know Rents Are Too High DNAinfo NY
03/10/16 Renter Population Growing in Nation’s Largest Metro Areas with Affordable Housing Hard to Find MultifamilyBiz
03/10/16 Landmarked districts as dense as non-historic areas: report The Real Deal NY
03/09/16 Los Angeles is Getting Even Less Affordable For Renters Curbed Los Angeles
03/09/16 More and More People are Renting. Thank the Suburbs The Wall Street Journal
03/08/16 Study: Renters’ Rise Extends Beyond Big US Cities to Suburbs Associated Press
03/08/16 Historic districts in the city are just as dense as its neighbors, report says Crain’s New York
03/07/16 Is micro-living really the answer? The Real Deal
03/03/16 The Ghost Tenants of New York City Slate
03/03/16 Are Micro-Apartments a Good Solution to the Affordable-Housing Crisis? The New Yorker
03/02/16 Dozens of ‘Affordable’ Houses Sit Vacant After Over a Decade: Report Curbed NY
03/02/16 Inwood’s Pleasant Time Warp Wall Street Journal
02/24/16 Trouble on the Dream Coast: Housing Policy Challenges Capital & Main
02/17/16 In About-Face, Bushwick Could Accept Towers For More Affordable Housing Bedford + Bowery
02/10/16 A Vote for Parking Minimums Is a Vote to Keep the Rent Too Damn High StreetsBlog NYC
02/09/16 Americans Less Optimistic About Owning a Home Realtor.com
01/27/16 Itʼs a daunting task, but REBNY is committed to affordable home building Real Estate Weekly
01/27/16 Why Homes in Major U.S. Cities Are Nearly Impossible to Afford Curbed
01/27/16 Why We Should Grieve for 421-a Commercial Observer
01/26/16 New York Wants to Close Gap Between Housing Residents and Wall Street Bankers NextCity
01/26/16 To Own or Lease? NY Times
01/26/16 Community Gardens Imperiled by New York’s Affordable Housing Plans NY Times
01/20/16 Lapsed 421a Break Leaves City’s Real Estate Community Scrambling to Get the Program Back Commercial Observer
01/20/16 Mayor has yet to fulfill his housing promises. That may be a good thing. Crain’s NY Business
01/19/16 Developocalyse: The Day After The Real Deal NY
01/19/16 A Tax on Views of Central Park? New York Times
01/19/16 Tax Exemption Hits State Deadline Wall Street Journal
01/19/16 Everything You Need to Know About NYC’s 421-A Tax Program, Posed to Expire Today Curbed NY
01/19/16 Trouble for de Blasio housing plan as deal on property-tax break won’t be reached Crain’s NY Business
01/13/16 City Could Face Extra $2.8B in Construction Costs Under New 421-a Tax Deal DNAinfo NY
01/04/16 How Affordable Housing Mandates Make Housing More Expensive Los Angeles Times
01/04/16 Why New York Must Build Its Way To An Even Brighter Future Real Estate Weekly
01/04/16 The 2015 NYC Streetsies, Part 1 StreetsBlog NYC
01/04/16 Geeky Solutions For Affordable Housing Crain’s NY Business
12/18/15 De Blasio’s Controversial Zoning Plan Stretches Definition Of “Affordable” Gothamist
12/18/15 In New York, the Fireplace Flickers The New York Times
12/15/15 Housing Policies Still Pin Poor in Baltimore, But Some Escape to Suburbs The Baltimore Sun
12/14/15 Micro Apartments: Utopia or Dystopia? Fast Company
12/03/15 Brace for Impact of 421-a Statute, MIH and Issues of Subsidies Real Estate Weekly
11/23/15 Meet 421a’s real beneficiaries: Landowners The Real Deal NY
11/20/15 The Complicated Research on how Gentrification Affects the Poor City Limits
11/19/15 NYC Is Completely Unaffordable, But New Yorkers Are In Denial Huffington Post
11/13/15 Council Hearing Will Amplify Calls for More Supportive Housing Gotham Gazette
11/10/15 De Blasio’s 421a Reforms Would Help Developers: Report The Real Deal NY
11/10/15 Union Labor Likely to Curtail 421-A Development in Less Affluent Areas, Study Finds New York Observer
11/09/15 Study Finds Revised Property-Tax Break May Be More Lucrative for Rental Developers Crain’s New York Business
10/31/15 In Defense of Gentrification The Atlantic
10/30/15 Atlanta Luxury Apartment Boom Puts The Squeeze On Renters WABE, Atlanta’s NPR Station
10/23/15 Airbnb’s Lessons For Affordable Housing National Journal
10/23/15 In Chelsea, a Great Wealth Divide The New York Times
10/15/15 How much does Airbnb impact rents in NYC? The Real Deal NY
10/14/15 Increase in Homelesness Affecting City Real Estate, Brokers Say DNA Info
10/13/15 The Effects of Neighborhood Change on NYCHA Residents NY Daily News
10/08/15 How Not to Ruin the Laundromat for Everyone City Lab
10/08/15 Micro Units Are Coming to Queens Wall Street Journal
10/01/15 How LA School Districts are Turning Disused Land into Low-cost Housing The Guardian
09/30/15 Bushwick Developer Sells Out, Takes Housing Promises With Him CityLimits
09/29/15 Demand Grows for Inclusionary Housing Development National Real Estate Investor
09/29/15 Why D.C. Needs More Affordable Housing—And How We Can Get There Elevation D.C.
09/28/15 Rat Race: The Economy Is Hot, But New Yorkers Are Unhappy at Work Crain’s New York Business
09/25/15 Claim About Atlanta’s Affordable Housing Hits the Mark Politifact.com
09/23/15 Harvard Report Says Millions More Families Will Spend Half Their Income on Rent Boston.com
09/21/15 A Crucial Strategy to End The Homelessness Crisis Crain’s New York Business
09/21/15 The Rent Crisis Is About to Get a Lot Worse Bloomberg Business
09/02/15 Students Ditch Dorms for Apartments Bought by Their Parents Wall Street Journal
08/31/15 Affordable South Bronx The Architect’s Newspaper
08/24/15 In Demand: Top Cities for Multi-Family Rentals Commercial Property Executive
08/23/15 Tracing New York City’s Affordable Housing Problem Newsweek
08/23/15 New York City Website Lets Users Drill Deep Into Census Data Wall Street Journal
08/17/15 Apartment Rents Continue Upward Climb Amidst Affordability Concerns Multi-Housing News
08/16/15 Rents Rise Faster for Midtier Apartments Than Luxury Ones The Wall Street Journal
08/14/15 Towering Silliness: How the City’s Skyline is Shaped by Tax Breaks The Economist
08/13/15 Residents of Low-Income South Bronx Want Reassurance Amid Legionnaire’s Disease Crisis Los Angeles Times
08/07/15 Business Improvement Districts Are More Than Just a Name on a Trash Can Next City
08/05/15 Where Should a Poor Family Live? New York Times
07/31/15 Where the Hipsters Haven’t Gone (Yet) Wall Street Journal
07/30/15 Are You a Gentrifier? Slate
07/29/15 Construction in New York City Goes Through The Roof The Wall Street Journal
07/28/15 Dallas is Screwed up, Which is What Drew Many of Us Here in the First Place Dallas Observer
07/23/15 Thirteen Cities Where Single-Family Rents Are Skyrocketing Bloomberg Business
07/23/15 The North Shore of NYC’s Forgotten Borough Slated to Become a Brooklyn-style Boom Town New York Daily News