| Feb 22, 2015
| 1:19 PM
What do the world's richest people do with their money? For sure, they buy houses.
Wealth-X, a consulting firm that studies the super-rich with the intensity of an entomologist tracking the emerald ash borer, says that ultra-high net worth individuals...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 12:34 PM
It used to be a struggle for Baltimore leaders to get developers to believe that people would want to live in the city. Now apartment builders have embraced the idea so enthusiastically that even some of its loudest champions think they might be going too...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For a long time, hunting for an apartment has meant wading through cryptic yard signs, inscrutable classifieds and frustrating games of phone tag.
That's finally changing.
Mobile-app start-ups, online real estate giants and even old-school local...
| 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 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Journalism is by nature an art – or a craft, depending on your take – of the present, that old cliché about it being the first draft of history. I see it more as snapshots of time, and it’s interesting sometimes to go back through some...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Getting a "roomie" has become an increasingly popular way to share expenses in a region where rents have continued to increase as wages have generally flattened.
More than 36 percent of working-age residents of Metro Orlando share a house, apartment or...
| 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.
| 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...