When Bailey Hedges requested where she wanted to live on campus this fall during her first semester at the University of Pittsburgh, staying in a hotel wasn’t an option. Until it was. The university followed up with Hedges, 18, after she submitted her initial on-campus housing application to find out if she’d […]

Brian Gordon  |  USA TODAY NETWORK Last year, the most sought-after Airbnb property in North Carolina was a romantic treehouse. Located 20 minutes from Asheville, this “oasis in the woods” offers luxury bedding, a hot tub, and a view of the surrounding forest from high above. Set down a gravel road and […]

Modern consumers are no longer tethered to the idea of living near work. The usage of space balances … [+] between the aesthetic and the pragmatic. Beazer Homes With everyone spending more time at home than ever before, the role of “home” is dramatically increasing in importance both in terms […]

The Sacramento City Council is expected to take a first step Tuesday toward a citywide homeless siting plan that Mayor Darrell Steinberg says will make opening shelters in the capital city much easier. The idea is for the council to adopt a “master plan” — essentially a map marking public […]

The homeownership rate among Black households remains stubbornly low, even as the overall U.S. homeownership rate has risen in recent years. That is a key reason why Black families have a median net worth well below that of white households. Even for families that do own homes, the benefits of […]

Detroit — The city of Detroit is pitching a multi-phase plan to bring an influx of new affordable and infill housing units, green space and other amenities to its Corktown neighborhood. The vision was crafted by Detroit’s Housing and Revitalization Department as part of a plan to compete for $30 million in federal grant funding. It will […]

The factors driving retail-to-housing transformation were set in motion years ago but have been accelerated by the pandemic. The demise of malls and shopping centers has also been amplified by the shift to online retailing in recent years. The crisis in mainstream retailing has become an outsize challenge and opportunity […]

The housing market has been an unexpected winner during the Covid crisis. But what will it look like when the crisis has passed? Housing usually gets trounced during recessions, but the Covid downturn is different. After falling sharply during the spring shutdowns, sales of both new and existing single-family homes […]

VENICE, CA — Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Gov. Gavin Newsom and other local leaders Friday to announce the city of Los Angeles was awarded nearly $40 million to create permanent housing for homeless people through the state’s fourth round of the Homekey initiative. “Confronting and ending homelessness is a team […]