The Biden administration wants to give $5 billion to jurisdictions that deregulate their housing markets.
A crop of bipartisan bills in Congress aims to reduce local and state regulations on new housing.
The president endorses a competitive grant program that would reward localities for loosening their restrictive zoning codes.
Could allowing blocks to upzone themselves end the most intractable feud in urban development?
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.
California Sen. Scott Wiener coasted to victory in an election that pitted his deregulatory housing agenda against his opponent's socialist vision.
Proposals from the White House and Sen. Todd Young highlight the role regulation plays in raising housing costs.
Housing-Starved San Francisco Shoots Down New Apartment Project Because It Would Cast Shadow on Nearby Park. Again.
This is not the first time the city has tried to delay a project over shadow concerns.
Tokyo is a shining example of how free market housing regulations can keep even big, growing cities affordable.