| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Osceola County, often overshadowed by Orlando's global image as a vacation destination, is trying to stake out a patch of supremacy in Central Florida's crowded tourism landscape.
Citing its huge inventory of vacation properties for rent, it's...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:06 PM
As the Station North arts and entertainment district matures, community leaders are setting their sights on another long-promised part of the neighborhood's renaissance — market-rate apartments.
The neighborhood, once a handful of nightspots...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Apartment rents are a risin', driven higher by strong demand from former homeowners and young professionals who have a new lease on life.
Broward County's average monthly rental rate at the end of the second quarter was $1,283, a 4.5 percent increase...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:51 PM
As Highland Park officials mull zoning changes to increase downtown density, one proposal for a $20 million six-story apartment building is already testing their limitations.
No formal application has been filed with the city. But Chicago developer Greg...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Ex-charter school boss Michael Sharpe's lease with his former employer has raised new questions about how much he has been paying to live in an Asylum Hill apartment owned by the government-subsidized Jumoke Academy charter group.
Sharpe, who until late...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:58 PM
A custom-designed, tufted bourne sofa covered in lilac mohair. A $100,000-plus video monitor installation. Stone, Carrara marble, leather and suede wall coverings and the occasional eye-catching, conversation-starting art piece.
| Jul 13, 2014
A task force created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommended Monday that the city increase its minimum wage to $13 per hour from the current $8.25 by 2018.
In the wake of the Minimum Wage Working Group's report, the only agreement among workers and store...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Orlando, long considered a relatively affordable market for homebuyers, now stands as one of the country's least affordable markets for renters, a new report shows.
Apartment renters in the area spent an average of 34.3 percent of their income paying...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:09 AM
The Tin Man from the "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" stands guard across the street from the seven-story Webster Square apartment development in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.
A boutique building with 75 units, Webster Square is the first residential...
| Jul 15, 2014
A reader tells his neighbor that he plans to spend the next couple of weekends painting various rooms in the summer house he owns with his wife.
"You rent out an apartment in your primary house, don't you?" the neighbor asks.
The reader tells him that...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When it comes to finding and moving into an apartment, RedEye staffers have been there—again and again. Here's our best advice on every part of the process, from moving all your worldy possessions to making it feel like home once you arrive.