| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:03 PM
To the editor: For working-class people in America's most unaffordable rental market, raising the minimum wage helps, as will plans to upgrade public transportation. But housing prices growing four times faster than income levels since 2000 is clearly not...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:10 AM
A Pennsylvania-based firm and its multinational joint venture partner paid $77.25 million in December for the Preserve at Owings Crossing, a nearly 800-unit apartment complex in Reisterstown, expanding their already sizable Maryland holdings.
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Koreatown resident Daniel Martinez has been driving only a few years. But he says he's already racked up eight parking tickets, five of them for parking on street-sweeping day.
The 21-year-old mechanic lives on one of the 10 worst blocks in Koreatown...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Los Angeles has a shortage of housing, yet the city has done little over the years to add more low-rent or market-rate units. This is not for a lack of ideas on how to proceed. Rather, it results from a lack of focus and political will. Few elected...
| Jan 6, 2015
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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:14 AM
German ecommerce investor Rocket Internet is backing online apartment rental firm Nestpick as the start-up expands into four European countries, aiming to connect landlords with tenants and put real estate agents out of a job.
Nestpick said on Tuesday it...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Related Midwest's proposal to construct a hybrid residential tower in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood won the backing of the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, but the project's scope has been retooled.
Originally, the 67-story, Robert A.M....
| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:34 PM
HARTFORD — The Capital Region Development Authority will seek another $60 million from the state for housing development in downtown to build on the latest wave of new apartment construction.
CRDA has requested that $30 million be included in...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The Ivy, the new apartment complex that was built next to Florida Hospital, is starting to attract a growing number of renters, people who will be living in the area now known as Health Village.
“The Ivy is tracking well,” said Jody Barry,...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Developers are eyeing a business district along Devon Avenue as a potential spot for rental-style apartments, but some Lincolnwood trustees say rented housing doesn’t fit in with the village’s family-oriented image.
Before developers could...