| Feb 7, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Airbnb and similar "home sharing" websites have exploded in popularity in L.A., overwhelming city regulators who are struggling to collect tourist taxes and enforce long-standing restrictions on rentals.
Renting out rooms or homes for a few days or...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:25 PM
Since Los Angeles embarked on plans to require costly retrofitting of thousands of earthquake-vulnerable buildings, some apartment renters have feared the costs of the work would be passed on to them.
The city is already ranked as one of the least...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:57 PM
It was all about opportunity when Tae Bell decided to move her family from Charlotte, N.C., to the Peninsula nearly a year ago.
A single mother of three, Bell, 37, chose to relocate to York County because of its reputation for good schools and its...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:00 AM
For nearly 40 years, Sam Fuller has made his home in the Villa Carlotta, a 1920s Hollywood apartment building whose Juliet balconies and wrought-iron grilles conjure the romance of old Italy and Spain.
Louella Parsons got married in the lobby. Adolphe...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:03 AM
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...
| 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 26, 2014
| 1:13 PM
“Don’t drop out of school. Get all the education you can,” advised Johnny, when I asked him recently what advice he’d give a young person today. Johnny is a regular participant at the Sunday Lunch Program, hosted each week in...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:49 PM
How would you like to live in an apartment that's only slightly larger than a one-car garage?
But those of us who grow antsy at the thought of such compact living clearly aren't keeping pace with the times. Micro-units have become the...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:14 AM
Expect to see two big trends in the housing market in 2015: rising mortgage interest rates and the impact of the Millennial generation in homebuying and apartment renting.
"Interest rates remained lower than expected in 2014 and will likely remain low...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:21 AM
HARTFORD — Tom Wellington and his fiancee, Samantha Rumbaugh, moved into the Grand on Ann Street apartments late last week, placing them squarely within walking distance of bars, restaurants and a soon-to-be opened coffee shop.