| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Rent takes a bigger chunk of your paycheck in South Florida than almost anywhere in the nation, and the burden is getting heavier.
Renters here, on average, spend 44 percent of their incomes for a place to live, far more than the national average of...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Higher rents in the Chicago area and a boom in apartment-building construction didn’t dent occupancy rates during the third quarter.
The average monthly rent, after move-in specials, for an apartment in the Chicago area during the three months...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:46 PM
The Ebola virus that infected Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who fell ill in Texas, has sickened at least six others in the sandy neighborhood near the Liberian capital where he lived in a rented room with a plain wooden door.
A chain of confusion...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:57 AM
The Delray Beach project is relatively small: 172 apartments. And the units will be split between two buildings separated by railroad tracks.
It hardly seems to be the kind of venture that would interest a heavyweight developer such as Jorge Perez....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Jim Donaldson is 38 years old, the separated single father to 8-year-old Jacob and “5-going-on-35”-year-old Lily. Until recently, he had a good job with a large oil company. But when his son got croup that developed into pneumonia three...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:38 AM
The website Airbnb.com has been a growing presence in Connecticut's rental market for several years, but zoning and building officials have just begun considering the implications on local laws.
"This is something that's new to us, probably new to...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Police have arrested the woman accused of stealing more than $17,000 in a West Loop apartment rental scam last year, according to authorities.
Sarah Michelle Sobieski, 42, of Arlington Heights, allegedly listed a foreclosed condo in the 1200 block of...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Aveen Khalf Kasim, 7, walked around one of the seven pillars at the main shrine of the Yazidi faith, hastily untying and tying knots.
"I was asking for the well-being for all the Yazidis," explained the youngster, who was wearing a pink T-shirt...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:11 PM
More apartments are coming.
A surge of multifamily construction powered better-than-expected gains in home building in September, according to new figures out Friday. The Census Bureau said housing starts climbed 6.3% from August, and through the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Housing construction picked up in September, buoyed by a surge in apartment-building.
Housing starts increased 6.3% from August, according to new figures from the Census Bureau, a pace a bit faster than analysts expected. That figure was driven by a 18....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:54 AM
Chicago Housing Authority voucher recipients will no longer receive enough assistance to place them in the city's most luxurious high-rise buildings under a new policy, the agency announced Sunday.
The policy targets "super vouchers" that allow low-...