The Massachusetts Congresswoman is a two-time supporter of the Rent and Mortgage Cancelation Act.
The president endorses a competitive grant program that would reward localities for loosening their restrictive zoning codes.
A unanimous Sixth Circuit decision upheld a lower court ruling holding that the moratorium is illegal.
Residents of a building that sailed through the city's approval process want to stop a building next door because it would shade a senior center, alter a "historic" gay bar
Freezing rents at existing affordable housing will eliminate developers' incentive to build more of it.
Could allowing blocks to upzone themselves end the most intractable feud in urban development?
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A nationwide ban on evictions is well outside the congressional power to regulate interstate commerce, ruled U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker on Thursday.
The lawsuit argues a 2,100-page environmental impact report for a major expansion of the University of California, San Francisco's Parnassus campus wasn't thorough enough.
New bills in the legislature would make it easier for cities to allow more housing on their own, and crack down on places that try to cheat their way out of permitting development.
California Massively Increased the Amount of Housing the Bay Area Has To Allow. YIMBY Lawsuit Says 'Eh, Could Be More.'
A new lawsuit from two YIMBY groups argues that the state failed to incorporate a jobs-housing balance when calculating the number of new homes the San Francisco Bay Area has to plan for.
Biden's willingness to extend a nationwide eviction moratorium, while declining to mandate masks nationwide, demonstrates a worrying inconsistency in his views on presidential powers.
Biden's Revival of Trump's Eviction Moratorium is at Odds with His Position on the Legality of a National Mask Mandate
Biden correctly recognizes he doesn't have the authority to impose a general national mask mandate. The same reasoning shows the nationwide eviction ban is also illegal.
Biden's Recovery Plan Would Extend the Federal Government's Extraordinary Eviction Ban Through September 2021
Eviction bans were enacted as an emergency public health measure. They’re quickly becoming a permanent policy.
A growing number of states are enshrining eviction moratoriums into laws that won't expire until well into next year.
COVID Relief Bill Includes $25 Billion in Rental Assistance, 1-Month Extension of the CDC's Eviction Moratorium
Congress' extension of a federal ban on evictions does little to address the legal problems with the policy.
Despite fears that a pandemic-ravaged economy would force renters from their homes in droves, evictions were down nationwide at the end of summer.
California Sen. Scott Wiener coasted to victory in an election that pitted his deregulatory housing agenda against his opponent's socialist vision.
Only 37 percent of voters said they support Prop. 21, which would give local governments more power to limit rent hikes.
A mounting number of lawsuits are challenging the Trump administration's claim that it can adopt any policy it deems reasonably necessary to combat the pandemic.
Massive Rent Declines in America's Most Expensive Cities Prove, Once Again, That Supply and Demand Is Real
San Francisco, New York City, Boston, and other large metro areas have posted double-digit drops in rent.
Democrats and the White House Were Nearing an Agreement on Renter, Homeowner Assistance. Then Trump Tweeted.
House Democrats had approved $71 billion in assistance to homeowners and renters. The White House said it would agree to $60 billion. Now they'll get $0.
The president renewed his attack that a Biden presidency would wipe out the suburbs. Biden accused Trump of racist dog whistles.
How did California's housing shortage happen and why is it so intractable?
The National Apartment Association has joined a lawsuit brought by four individual landlords arguing the CDC's nationwide eviction moratorium is both illegal and unconstitutional.
Removing single-family zoning will not dismantle the suburbs, but it will dismantle the ability of NIMBYs to use the government to control other people's property.
A new lawsuit argues that the city and state's eviction bans are an unconstitutional impairment of contracts unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Trump administration's new nationwide eviction moratorium provokes a backlash from some congressional Republicans.
It's a power grab that could undermine federalism and separation of powers, and imperil property rights.
The CDC's Eviction Moratorium Threatens Landlords With $100,000 Fines, a Year in Jail for Noncompliance
The Trump administration is pushing the envelope of its executive authority by issuing a new blanket eviction moratorium for all rental properties nationwide.
The Trump administration has abandoned its own promising housing reforms in favor of toxic culture war politics.
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NIMBYism comes in many different ideological stripes. Fewer homes and higher rents is always the result.
Officials in Oakland County, Michigan, are worried they could be on the hook for more than $30 million in payments to former homeowners victimized by an aggressive forfeiture scheme.
Boulder Refuses To Lift the Cap on Unrelated People Living Together. Housing Advocates Plan To Sue the City.
The Bedrooms Are For People campaign would repeal the city's existing limits on unrelated people living in the same house.
The Federal Government's Eviction Moratorium Expires This Week. Will an Eviction 'Tsunami' Be the Result?
Democrats in Congress are floating plans for billions more in rental assistance, and a blanket nationwide moratorium on evictions to forestall a potential housing crisis during the pandemic.
Boulder Officials Told Campaigns They Had Until August to Qualify for the City Ballot. Now They Say the Deadline Was Actually in June.
The switch threatens an initiative to repeal Boulder's restrictions on unrelated people living together.
Trump's Bizarre Twitter Attack on Obama-Era Fair Housing Regs Reveals an Administration at War With Itself
The president's criticism of the 2015 AFFH rule is an implicit attack on his own housing reforms.
Landlords Are Suing To Overturn State Eviction Moratoriums. State Legislators Want To Extend and Expand Them.
What started as a largely uncontroversial emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic has now become subject of intense legal and policy battles.