by Alan Pyke Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
The sharing economy isn't always the unadulterated positive force that it is often portrayed as being, and San Francisco housing market activists think they've found a good way to illustrate the downside of Airbnb's ascendance.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 22, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
A hedge fund is now the country's largest landlord, and the first formal study of living conditions for its tenants shows critics' concerns are justified.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 21, 2014
Poor residents are also likely to be banned from using the building's amenities, such as the pool.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 2, 2014
The rent was already too damn high, but it just got too-damn-higher.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 15, 2014
Median rent exceeds what the median worker can afford in 90 separate U.S. cities, according to a new analysis.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 26, 2014
Rental assistance suffered deep cuts from sequestration, which have only partially been restored.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 20, 2014
Wall Street's entry into being America's landlord is set to explode over the coming years. That's great for banks, but probably terrible for their tenants.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 20, 2014 Updated: February 20, 2014
How helpful is a low unemployment rate when you can't afford a place to live?
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 24, 2014 Updated: January 24, 2014
Financial companies seem poised to turn the rental housing market into the same sort of high-risk cash mill that created the last financial collapse.
by Bryce Covert Posted on December 9, 2013
Initial estimates show there are 21.1 million renters who pay more than they can afford on rent.