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New push to train apartment agents on housing law

Following a bombshell report by Newsday that showed a disturbing pattern of discrimination by real estate agents against people o.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 14th, 2020

Luxury apartments rise in a poor neighborhood: What"s next?

New apartment buildings often look to activists like precisely the problem. Let developers build more housing, particularly in poorer neighborhoods, and tenant groups and neighbors fear the market will .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2020

Luxury apartments rise in a poor neighborhood: What"s next?

New apartment buildings often look to activists like precisely the problem. Let developers build more housing, particularly in poorer neighborhoods, and tenant groups and neighbors fear the market will .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2020

Flurry of affordable housing bills to push tax breaks, ease regulations to benefit employers

Responding to companies that can’t find workers who can afford to live nearby, real estate associations and Wisconsin legislators are pushing a set of new policies to build more affordable housing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2020

Wiener vows to push zoning reform, transit-oriented housing agenda

State Sen. Scott Wiener has remained tight-lipped about two placeholder bills he introduced hours after his fiercely contested housing bill died in the Legislature last month, but on Friday he vowed to continue to push a statewide zoning reform, tran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2020

Uber-rich push NYC apt. prices sky high

Despite fewer home sales, the average price of a New York City apartment has been pushed up by very wealthy buyers. Sales like the $92 million apartment at 220 Central Park South last December have ske.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 5th, 2020

Exclusive: Opportunity Zone developer pitches student housing project for downtown San Jose

San Jose-based Opportunity Zone developer Urban Catalyst plans to redevelop a small downtown San Jose apartment building into a 20-story residential tower with more than 220 multi-family apartment units and amenities tailored for students......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 3rd, 2020

New push to put drones in NYC airspace

Two city council members want high-tech drones to inspect New Yorkʼs famous streets in the latest move to keep its citizens safe. At a Housing and Buildings hearing in City Hall on Monday, council members Robert Cornegy and Ben Kallos.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 28th, 2020

De Blasio not throwing support behind push for new housing in SoHo

Don't hold your breath for SoHo or NoHo rezoning anytime soon. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday cast doubt on an  to change the zoning in two of the city's to allow construction of new housing.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2020

Rent control policies backfire on goal of boosting affordable housing

Rent control policies have the unintended effect of decreasing the housing supply, according to a new study by the National Apartment Association. Rent control har.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 23rd, 2020

County approves funding, housing for NeoCity development

NeoCity has a long way to go before it’s a cutting-edge tech district, but Osceola County is taking steps to push forward the district’s development.  The Osceola Board of County Commissioners on Jan. 13 approved a service agreement with NeoC.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2020

Williamsburg rents soar to record a year after Cuomo’s L-train reversal

Apartment a year after Gov. Andrew Cuomo reversed the , a recovery that can be partially attributed to market bounce-back, according to an industry analysis. The uptick is at much higher... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2020

An Air Force surgeon tells the story of saving a CIA officer with shrapnel in his head after a bombing in Afghanistan

NASIR ALI/AFP via Getty Images As Joshua Alley and some colleagues settled in for a screening of "The Hangover" at a base in Afghanistan on December 30, 2009, alarm sirens went off at a nearby base housing CIA agents. The base, in A.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 2nd, 2020

Housing advocates want more tenant protections in New York; landlords ready to push back

Upstate landlords have also organized by holding informational meetings, forming a political action committee and banding together as a group called Under One Roof......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2019

Revised plans sent to city for new housing above longtime S.F. diner

An old-school, late-night San Francisco diner once featured on an episode of Guy Fieri's TV show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives may soon become the bottom floor of an apartment building. Grubstake, whose origins at its current one-story location at 152.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2019

Housing Authority to acquire apartment complex, plans $20M renovation

The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District is renovating an affordable housing development near Center Point and is also looking to partner with a developer on a multifamily renovation in North Avondale. The authority is investing $20 million .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

Freddie Mac offers early retirement to 25% of workforce

Freddie Mac has offered early retirement to around 25% of its staff as it begins to overhaul its workforce amid a broader push by the Trump administration to reform the housing finance giant, according to four people briefed on the matter......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 18th, 2019

New Jack London Square apartments leasing up amid Oakland housing boom

Residents have started filling into Modera Jack London Square, a 134-unit apartment complex that is one of several bringing hundreds of new renters to Oakland’s waterfront.  The development at 378 Embarcadero West sits one block away from the Oakla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2019

Two Natomas apartment project sites sold

Land for two apartment projects ringing the closed Sleep Train Arena site in North Natomas has sold, though for very different kinds of projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2019

Exclusive: Freddie Mac offers early retirement to 25% of workforce - sources

Freddie Mac has offered early retirement to around 25% of its staff as it begins to overhaul its workforce amid a broader push by the Trump administration to reform the housing finance giant, according to four people briefed on the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2019

Fairstead continues to grow US apartment portfolio

Fairstead has launched an investment vehicle targeting affordable housing General Partner interests with the acquisition of the GP interests in a 1,568-unit portfolio from The Hamp.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyDec 17th, 2019