Housing

More Permissive Zoning Codes Could Make U.S. Workers Richer

Economists find that strict housing regulations may significantly lower U.S. gross domestic product.

Seattle’s New Housing Ordinance Will Give Ex-Offenders a Fair Chance

Local law will prevent landlords from screening tenants based on their criminal history.

Home Sharing Could Face New Regulation in Seattle

Proposed regulations would limit number of short-term rental properties and add license requirements.

Are High Rents Inevitable?

Experts tackle the problem of preserving affordable housing in booming real estate markets.

Increasing Shelter Access for Transgender People

The Obama Administration issued a final rule that halts discrimination at homeless shelters.

Keeping the Heat On in New York City

Proposed change to the city’s code would eliminate outdoor temperature as a determinant for heating.

FHFA Publishes Proposed PACE Rule

Proposed rule may make it harder for homeowners to obtain energy-saving loans.