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White House using one-size-fits-all plan to...
White House using one-size-fits-all plan to...

Read the full White House Press Release Here. The White House announced Wednesday it is taking strategic steps to protect renters, including setting up limits on egregious rate hikes. Critics, however, have called out the Biden administration's one-size-fits-all program that makes changes for renters at the expense of landlords. "We've seen it for so many years, and it's very frustrating," American Apartment Owners Association director Alexandra Alvarado said during Grady Trimble's report on "The Big Money Show" Wednesday. "[Mom-and-pop landlords] are not being treated differently, even though it affects them much more than it would affect... Read more

LA City Council Votes To Expand Tenant Rights As...

  The L.A. City Council voted Friday to vastly expand tenant rights by approving a package of new protections meant to keep renters housed after pandemic-era...

What Is a Duplex Home?

More importantly, what do you need to know before buying a duplex house? Duplex homes offer interesting potential for those looking to purchase a home or investment...

It’s the perfect starter home. But it’s only...

Adam and Tahnya Gaston arrived in this Austin suburb in June with a toddler, a dog and enough money for a down payment. But within days they scrapped their plans...

What Is a Prefab Home?

A prefab, or prefabricated, home is often an affordable alternative to a traditionally constructed home. See what experts have to say about this type of home. You’ve...

Rent Control Measures High on Priority List for...
Rent Control Measures High on Priority List for...

In 2022, local and state legislatures across the country raised the issue of rent control to address the high cost of living and the ongoing affordable housing crisis. Some municipalities enacted rent control measures or expanded on those already in place, while the efforts of others were shot down by city councils and state law. Rent control measures are regulations enacted by state or local governments that place a limit on the amount a landlord can charge to lease a home or increase rent upon the renewal of a lease. Rent control regulations are legally binding once signed by a governor or passed through a referendum. The intent of rent control is to keep living costs affordable for... Read more

Making Money Renovating Distressed Properties for...

Buying rental properties that are in a distressed state is one strategy for making money as a property investor. Rental properties that are old or are in...

Understanding Cost-Burdened Renters

One-size-fits-all policies aren’t going to help, says NMHC. There’s a clear housing affordability crisis in the US, with the most recent data point coming from the...

HUD Publishes Fiscal 2023 Fair Market Rents

The national average increase is about 10%, but more in markets that have seen big rent hikes. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has...

Chicago sees quick uptick in additional dwelling...

City’s Housing Department approved 328 applications in only four months Chicago’s attempts to “gently” expand housing without disturbing neighborhood character...