| May 13, 2015
| 7:25 PM
MANCHESTER — A consultant hired to study new uses for the shuttered Nathan Hale School presented several options Wednesday night, including converting the entire building into apartments.
There is a demand for apartments in the area and rental...
| May 13, 2015
| 4:00 AM
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...
| May 12, 2015
| 2:48 PM
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,...
| May 11, 2015
| 9:55 AM
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....
| May 9, 2015
| 7:01 AM
Degree in hand and their professional lives just starting, college graduates moving to Chicago this summer may find those starting salaries don't stretch as far as they thought.
In popular city neighborhoods up and down the lakefront and even areas...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 12:30 PM
The young adults flocking to urban hubs are increasingly willing to trade dwelling size for a desirable neighborhood, and apartment dimensions and rents are shrinking to meet the demand. The result is a new class of living space: the micro unit, which...
| May 6, 2015
| 9:20 AM
Elvis has left the building but a former Arlington Heights hotel where he stayed is finding new life as luxury rental apartments.
A curved contemporary tower at Euclid Avenue and Rohlwing Road that opened as a Hilton in the late 1960s has been renovated...
| May 4, 2015
| 6:33 AM
This is not your father's office park. When construction is completed on Boca Raton's Park at Broken Sound, more than a thousand new rentals will dot the landscape, along with retail stores, hotels and restaurants to mix with the area's existing 5.2...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 2:56 PM
Elmhurst City Council members this week approved a redevelopment agreement for a $56 million project that is to bring 192 rental apartments and 12,000 square feet of retail space to the north end of downtown.
The project, referred to as North District,...
| May 1, 2015
| 9:15 PM
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 affordable housing....
| May 1, 2015
| 4:02 PM
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...