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  • Santa Monica comes down hard on Airbnb; will crackdown spread?

    Santa Monica comes down hard on Airbnb; will crackdown spread?
    Santa Monica's City Council voted quickly and unanimously Tuesday night to enact some of the nation's strictest regulations on the booming short-term rental industry. The measure, targeting Airbnb and other tourist rental websites, explicitly bars...
  • Church, developer propose 48-unit affordable housing project in Deerfield

    Church, developer propose 48-unit affordable housing project in Deerfield
    A proposed 48-unit apartment development in Deerfield designed for families earning between $27,000 and $50,000 a year is drawing criticism from village residents. The Plan Commission will discuss the project during a conference at 7:30 p.m. May 14,...
  • Economy leads cities down new paths to restoration, redevelopment

    Economy leads cities down new paths to restoration, redevelopment
    The landscape of cities like Aurora and Elgin were shaped by the economic downturn, forcing demolitions of older buildings that might have been saved if not for the poor economy. "It is that simple," says Carrie Anne Ergo, city of Aurora chief of staff....
  • Attacking homelessness with 'rapid rehousing'

    TRENTON, N.J. Two years ago Jenaie Scott had a $20 an hour cleaning job, which was plenty to cover the rent for a modest apartment on the west side of this state's capital city. But Scott lost the job in a 2013 downsizing, setting off a downward spiral...
  • NY state Assembly votes to strengthen NYC rent control rules

    The New York state Assembly voted on Tuesday to extend and strengthen New York City's rent stabilization rules — establishing a negotiating position for the looming debate about whether to modify the longstanding regulations when they come up for...
  • De Blasio's plan for public housing includes private leases

    A plan to tackle "the worst financial crisis" in the history of the New York City Housing Authority includes leasing unused land in housing complexes for private residential development, a proposal that has caused controversy in the past, as well as other...
  • Airbnb: Don't call it 'sharing'

    Airbnb: Don't call it 'sharing'
    To the editor: Perhaps it is just semantics, but I bristle whenever I hear Airbnb (and other similar businesses) referred to as examples of our "sharing economy." ("Santa Monica council votes 7-0 to crack down on Airbnb," May 12) This is not to take...
  • Do-it-yourself drought busting

    To the editor: Conspicuously missing from the analysis and advice provided by 10 water experts was a suggestion that all residents and businesses in California can together capture millions of gallons of what little rain falls by setting up collection...
  • 1 in 4 US renters must use half their pay for housing costs

    1 in 4 US renters must use half their pay for housing costs
    WASHINGTON — More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities. That's the finding of an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that helps finance...
  • Apartment rents soar in March, but increases expected to level out

    Apartment rents soar in March, but increases expected to level out
    Apartment rents continue to rise faster across South Florida than the rest of the country, and renters can expect to keep shelling out more money when their leases expire. About the only bit of good news for cash-strapped apartment dwellers: The rent...
  • Santa Monica City Council takes first step to rein in short-term rentals

    Santa Monica City Council takes first step to rein in short-term rentals
    Santa Monica officials Tuesday night took a big step toward enacting some of the region's toughest rules yet to regulate the booming short-term rental industry. After more than two hours of public comment, the City Council voted unanimously to support...