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  • US home rental prices rose 3.3 percent in December; biggest jump in San Francisco Bay Area

    U.S. home rental prices continued to climb at a modest pace in December, but rapidly escalating costs in cities such as San Francisco and Denver suggest that apartment dwellers are facing more financial pressure. Prices rose 3.3 percent in December...
  • Housing offers for papal visit range from bargains to prayers

    PHILADELPHIA Jackie Smith is offering her home for rent for $15,000 during the week of the Pope visits Philadelphia in September. She envisions her guests will be a few out-of-state families who opt to share the postwar bungalow an hour's drive from the...
  • Lead-paint oversight of rental housing faulted

    Maryland regulators are still having trouble keeping tabs on how many rental housing units have hazardous lead paint, even as the number of homes and apartments they must oversee to protect children from lead poisoning expands. A legislative audit...
  • Seattle rents rising quickly as older buildings change hands

    SEATTLE Just before New Year's, Kathy Heffernan's new landlord announced that her rent on a two-bedroom unit in Seattle would go up on March 1, from $1,000 to $2,300 a 130 percent increase. Her neighbors in the nine-unit building, including a disabled...
  • Coach Harbaugh's big tax subsidy

    Coach Harbaugh's big tax subsidy
    One of the big end-of-the-year sports news items was Jim Harbaugh leaving the San Francisco 49ers to become head football coach at the University of Michigan. Reportedly, his salary at Michigan will be $7 million for the first year. If that doesn't...
  • Rent growth in Southern California slows in fourth quarter

    Rent growth in Southern California slows in fourth quarter
    Southern California's red-hot rental market cooled down a bit at the end of 2014 as more new apartment buildings opened. Rents in Los Angeles County climbed a relatively modest 2.5% in the fourth quarter, compared with the same time a year earlier,...
  • Margate closer to long-anticipated development project

    Margate closer to long-anticipated development project
    On an empty parcel of land that once housed a mobile home park, an apartment project is expected to be built this year after a lengthy delay. "In the next three to six months, I would hope to see something coming out of the ground," said Benjamin Ziskal,...
  • Spring Completion Projected For Simsbury's Dorset Crossing Apartments

    SIMSBURY — After years of construction, two apartment complexes on the Dorset Crossing property on Route 10 are slated for completion this spring. Ojakian Commons, which is for people with disabilities, and the Eastpointe complex are expected to be...
  • L.A. County office market perks up as vacancy falls and rents rise

    L.A. County office market perks up as vacancy falls and rents rise
    Growing companies in Los Angeles County ramped up demand for office space in the fourth quarter, demonstrating that more businesses are confident about their prospects. The office market dipped in the recession and hit bottom about five years ago, but...
  • First Apartments In Old Hartford Bank Building To Be Ready In April

    First Apartments In Old Hartford Bank Building To Be Ready In April
    HARTFORD — The first downtown apartments in the former office tower at 777 Main St. will be ready in April — and the project's developer said the $85 million conversion could earn the highest rating for energy efficiency and conservation....
  • Ask Amy: Son should be sent packing with a roll of quarters

    Ask Amy: Son should be sent packing with a roll of quarters
    Dear Amy: My two adult kids live at home with my husband and me. Our son is 25; our daughter is 23. Both are college grads with good jobs. They make more money than I do. I work and also do all the laundry and cooking. I don't mind having them home...