Residential

When it comes to paying monthly rent for a residence, the U.S. offers four of the world’s 10 most expensive rental markets.   According to a new study of 87 global cities by the British property firm Nested, San Francisco offered the world’s most expensive rental market, where the monthly rent for... Keep Reading....
Mike Bjerkesett, a pioneering figure in making housing accessible to people with physical disabilities, died at the age of 69
Mike Bjerkesett, a pioneering figure in making housing accessible to people with physical disabilities, died at the age of 69.   According to a Minneapolis Star-Tribune report, Bjerkesett took his own life on Jan. 18, although family and friends saw no evidence of behavior that would lead him to... more
Two new data studies offer an update on the state of the rental market
Two new data studies offer an update on the state of the rental market.   According to ABODO, one-bedroom rent prices have declined an average of 0.65 percent since the start of the year. Among the markets with the most extreme rental decreases were Rochester, N.Y., with an 8.7 percent tumble this... more
The chief executive of the home-sharing service Airbnb took to social media this past weekend to offer free housing to refugees and individuals being prevented from entering the U.S. under President Trump’s temporary travel ban. According to a Washington Post report, Brian Chesky, the co-founder... more
In what might be something of a multifamily housing first, an underutilized NYPD parking lot is going to be transformed into a 450,000-square-foot mixed-use development featuring 350 affordable housing units. According to a Curbed NY report, the NYPD garage in the Jamaica section of Queens will... more