The Tech That Could Help Solve the Housing Crisis
2022-08-21 23:47:32

The Tech That Could Help Solve the Housing Crisis

With the affordable housing crisis in full swing across the country, creating new, cheap housing is more important than ever...

YIMBY Could Help Solve NYC’s Housing Crisis
2022-07-06 03:35:08

YIMBY Could Help Solve NYC’s Housing Crisis

A recent study by the Manhattan Institute identified six community districts across the city where affordable housing can be...

NEWS: Minneapolis Zoning Reform Hits a Wall
2022-06-16 07:22:04

NEWS: Minneapolis Zoning Reform Hits a Wall

In 2018, Minneapolis eliminated single-family zoning throughout the city. The effective “ban on single family zoning” was se...

NYC’s HONDA Act
2022-04-20 23:37:28

NYC’s HONDA Act

New York’s “Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act” or HONDA, is a law passed last August 2021 that established a fund for t...

NEWS: NYC’s program to convert hotels into affordable housing is a zoning nightmare
2022-03-31 02:36:59

NEWS: NYC’s program to convert hotels into affordable housing is a zoning nightmare

With tourism down and many of New York City’s hotels empty amidst the pandemic, lawmakers last year created a program that a...

NEWS: Belfast, Maine to Amend Zoning Code
2022-03-18 01:31:43

NEWS: Belfast, Maine to Amend Zoning Code

The small city of Belfast, Maine, looks set to join

NEWS: Atlanta’s Buckhead area seeks to become its own city amidst opposition to zoning reforms
2021-12-16 06:32:11

NEWS: Atlanta’s Buckhead area seeks to become its own city amidst opposition to zoning reforms

Efforts to change Atlanta’s zoning codes to allow for more multi-family housing and increase density in order to create more...

States and Cities Work to Adapt Zoning Codes to Accommodate Homeless
2021-11-24 01:11:54

States and Cities Work to Adapt Zoning Codes to Accommodate Homeless

With the nation-wide housing crisis reaching critical levels, many cities and states are working to amend their zoning ordin...

Infill Housing
2021-10-25 01:16:16

Infill Housing

Infill housing refers to the development of vacant or under-used parcels of land in an urban space. In many cases, infill de...

Not In My Backyard (NIMBY)
2021-10-05 07:54:56

Not In My Backyard (NIMBY)

The Not In My Backyard movement, commonly referred to as NIMBY-ism, is a phenomenon where local residents ...

Single Room Occupancy
2021-08-17 04:00:46

Single Room Occupancy

Single-room occupancy housing (SROs) in New York City typically consists of single room dwellings without a bathroom, kitche...

NEWS: Gowanus Rezoning to Enter ULURP Proceedings
2021-04-29 11:26:55

NEWS: Gowanus Rezoning to Enter ULURP Proceedings

The Brooklyn neighborhood of Gowanus will move one step closer to a rezoning overhaul after Judge Katherine Levine decided t...

News: Sacramento Zoning Law Change Paves Way For Hyperlocal Zoning Reform
2021-03-10 01:58:42

News: Sacramento Zoning Law Change Paves Way For Hyperlocal Zoning Reform

Sacramento city council passed a reform bill in January which changes zoning laws to allow up to four homes on lots which ha...

NEWS: Inwood Rezoning to go ahead after New York Court rejects appeal
2020-12-14 05:40:49

NEWS: Inwood Rezoning to go ahead after New York Court rejects appeal

The New York Court of Appeals recently rejected a community coalition’s attempt to block the rezoning of the Inwood neighbor...

NEWS: Biden team proposes Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Reform
2020-11-26 01:30:53

NEWS: Biden team proposes Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Reform

As part of their election campaign, president-elect Joe Biden and his team have proposed reforms to housing and zoning that ...

NYC’s Inclusionary Housing Program
2020-05-20 11:17:18

NYC’s Inclusionary Housing Program

NYC’s Inclusionary Housing Program is an offshoot of the national

NEWS: The Housing Bill SB50 in California
2020-02-11 01:28:49

NEWS: The Housing Bill SB50 in California

The Housing Bill SB50, intended to solve the housing issue in California by upzoning many building areas in California and c...

NEWS: Nebraska Proposes the Bill ‘LB 794’
2020-01-29 05:16:47

NEWS: Nebraska Proposes the Bill ‘LB 794’

In January 2020, Senator of Nebraska Matt Hansen proposed a new bill to support affordable housing market, known as LB 794 o...

NEWS: Proposition E in San Francisco
2020-01-23 02:12:20

NEWS: Proposition E in San Francisco

The Proposition E ballot is one of the five measures proposed for the election on March 3, 2020, and is about to decide the ...

NEWS: Green New Deal For Public Housing
2019-12-16 05:57:21

NEWS: Green New Deal For Public Housing

In November 2019, New York Representative and Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled ...

NEWS: The Affordable Housing and Area Median Income Fairness Act
2019-11-21 00:55:01

NEWS: The Affordable Housing and Area Median Income Fairness Act

Picture by Frank Franklin II / AP FILE PHOTO On Tuesday, November 12, Democratic congresswoman Yvette Clarke, introd...

Micro Apartments in NYC
2019-11-01 01:06:43

Micro Apartments in NYC

A micro apartment is, as its name indicates, a small residential dwelling intended for a single person or couple. Most micro...

Inclusionary Zoning
2019-10-29 00:56:39

Inclusionary Zoning

Developed in the 1970s, inclusionary zoning (IZ) is a policy to push the construction of more affordable housing in the priv...

Opportunity Zone
2019-09-27 06:16:10

Opportunity Zone

The opportunity zone is an economically-distressed area, attractive for private investors, and thus a development tool inten...

NEWS: Trump’s Executive Order On Eliminating Regulatory Barriers On Affordable Housing
2019-07-15 13:03:22

NEWS: Trump’s Executive Order On Eliminating Regulatory Barriers On Affordable Housing

Picture: President Donald Trump, with HUD Secretary Ben Carson on June 25. Evan Vucci/AP (

NEWS: Oregon Banned Single-Family Housing
2019-07-11 10:03:33

NEWS: Oregon Banned Single-Family Housing

Oregon is on the way to major changes on its housing regulations. The new bill approved by the Oregon State House will allow...