Tag Archives: housing

Let’s Not Spoil the Character Neighborhood

California Today: Housing Fight Hits San Diego: The fight for more housing has a new war room in San Diego. Increasingly, even well-off professionals are finding they can no longer afford to live in the San Diego area. In October, the county’s median home price was the highest in a decade — $507,500 — according […]

Generation Rent

At Bloomberg, Patrick Clark looks at the exact moment cities in the US got too expensive for Millenials: The rent has been “too damn high” in New York for so long that today’s young professionals might assume it was always that way. Yet it wasn’t until the second quarter of 2004 that the median rent […]

Affordability in San Francisco

Gabriel Metcalf on San Francisco’s serious lack of affordability: But for cities like San Francisco that now have 35 years of growth behind them, the urban problems of today are utterly different from what they were a generation or two ago. Instead of disinvestment, blight and stagnation, we are dealing with the problems of rapid […]