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SJ City Council stymied by cost of housing goals that it agreed to meet

Anti-tax councilmember: “I did.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Sacramento looks to crack down on "party house" Airbnb rentals, out-of-town hosts

The City Council will vote tonight on amendments to its ordinance regulating like short-term housing rental platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Craigslist......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

Austin City Council delays Columbus Crew stadium vote after tense meeting

Council members proposed more than 20 amendments related to affordable housing, transit and other issues. They said they were determined to approve or reject a stadium deal outright next week during a special meeting on Aug. 15......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

NYC votes to cap Uber, Lyft vehicle licenses

The New York City Council on Wednesday agreed to cap the number of licenses for ride-hailing services such as Uber for one year, dealing a blow to the companies that have relied on the largest U.S. metro area for a major source of their revenue......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 8th, 2018

UMKC adds new student housing option

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is working to meet its student housing demand.  The school will operate 40 rooms in the St. John Paul II Commons student housing development between UMKC and Rockhurst University at 5220 Troost Ave. In Mar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2018

EDC, Full Employment Council partner to address tech talent needs

The Economic Development Corp. of Kansas City and the Full Employment Council are forging a new relationship that aims to meet the tech talent needs of the region's employers.  The FEC launched a request for proposal and tapped the EDC to serve as i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2018

​CBJ Morning Buzz: University-area hotel on city agenda; Mooresville weighs incentives for mystery project; Fifth Third eyes growth here

In local news: A public hearing for a planned, $84 million hotel planned near UNC Charlotte is on City Council's agenda for this evening's business meeting, along with several other rezoning petitions and items related to affordable housing and p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2018

Op-ed: To meet housing needs, public-private partnerships a must

By Amir Sobhraj, CFO, Zara Realty Few would deny that one of the most pressing needs in New York City is quality affordable housing. We’ve all seen the glass and steel towers rising in Manhattan and in the hottest neighb.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJul 18th, 2018

Grand jury: San Jose, surrounding cities should start levying new commercial development fees to subsidize housing

San Jose's City Council just rej.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2018

Public bank that would boost pot shops, affordable housing could go before L.A. voters this fall

The Los Angeles City Council is preparing to.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 26th, 2018

Seattle City Council repeals controversial new per-worker tax on large employers

The Seattle City Council voted 7 to 2 to repeal the recently enacted per-worker tax on large employers aimed at raising money for homeless services and affordable housing......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJun 18th, 2018

From Cuomo"s vantage point, a rainy day will never come

The mayor and the City Council last week agreed on a budget for the next 12 months that spends a lot of money but puts aside some for when the economy—and tax revenue—goes down. Gov.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 18th, 2018

Senior housing development headed for November ballot in Davis

After approving one annexation of agricultural land, Davis voters will get a chance at another in November, but for a different purpose. West Davis Active Adult Community, on 75 acres just outside the city’s western boundary, got City Council approv.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Seattle Backpedals On Homeless Housing Tax After Amazon, Starbucks Protest

The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 on Tuesday to repeal a "head tax" on the city's largest companies - less than a month after the legislature approved the tax of $275 per employee for local companies that gross a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

Seattle Officially Repeals "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 today to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Updated: Seattle Officially Repeals "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for the hom.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Seattle Officially Repeal "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for the homeles.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Seattle leaders vote to repeal "head tax" weeks after enactment

Seattle's city council, facing stiff opposition from big business, voted on Tuesday to repeal a "head tax" introduced as a way to fight a housing crisis which had hit the city's largest companies, including Amazon.com......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 12th, 2018

Under pressure from Amazon and Starbucks, Seattle City Council meets to consider repeal of head tax

Businesses persuade the City Council to meet Tuesday in an effort to reverse course on the tax on large employers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Seattle Leaders Poised to Scrap "Head Tax" After Business Backlash

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council is set to consider repealing a "head tax" on large employers aimed at funding affordable housing and services .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

"It Makes Zero Sense": After Taxing Soda, Philadelphia Passes "Construction Tax"

What better way to encourage the creation of so-called "affordable" housing than to impose an onerous tax on new construction? While that approach might appear counterproductive, it's exactly how the Philadelphia City Council has ch.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 7th, 2018