The Key to Rent Control
Scholars engage the ongoing debate on rent control regulation amid a global spike in housing costs.
Increasing Protections for Low-Income Homeowners
Philadelphia law helps vulnerable homeowners retain intergenerational equity.
Coping With the Loss of COVID-19 Eviction Moratoriums
More financial assistance and fewer anti-eviction mandates may better shelter both renters and landlords.
Zoning Changes to Create Affordable Housing
Scholars argue for “upzoning” to build more multi-family homes on land near transit stations.
Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes
Voters in Alameda, California reject a ballot measure that would have eliminated single-family zoning citywide.
Procedure to Protect Philadelphia
More Philadelphia historic properties could be revitalized with reduced red tape.
Philadelphia Passes Renters’ Right to Counsel
The law is a win for housing advocates, but gaps remain in city’s rental protections.
Can Limits on Airbnb Help Lower Long-term Rent?
Scholar argues that Santa Monica’s regulation of Airbnb listings has not reduced long-term rental prices.
Who Holds the Keys to Rental Housing Data?
New York City ordinance that would regulate online home-sharing platforms hits a red light in federal court.
Why Sacramento Needs to Fix the California Environmental Quality Act
Expert argues that suits under California’s environmental law undercut housing and climate change goals.
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.