Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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Incivility and its discontents

Recently, in a rare moment, the Pennsylvania state party chairs, Democrat Nancy Patton Mills and Republican Val DiGigiorgio, agreed to participate in a student-organized...

Housing finance reform: Here we go again

Now the Senate is stepping up. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Ida.) said he is making housing finance reforms a key focus area...

In defense of reason and landlords

Oregon is on its final turn toward statewide rent control by legislative fiat. California landlords are just catching their breath after dodging the rent...

Time-of-use rates sparks new debate about customer and grid impacts

Momentum is slowly building behind new rate designs that focus on customer costs and meeting system needs, but some say it’s too slow. Pilot programs...

U.S. will be an energy-exporter for the next three decades

EIA’s report came days before the Chicago Weather Service warned that a period of extreme bitterly cold weather would affect the region. Cold winters have...

The AirBnB effect

D.C. is restricting it. Florida might stop investing in it. New Orleans is trying to ban it completely. Across the country, legislators are not...

Oregon likely to become first in the nation to adopt statewide rent control

As home and rental prices rise across the country, more and more locales are giving serious consideration to a policy long denounced by economists:...

Multifamily owners jump in the short-term rental game

“I looked at the usual suspects: Hilton, Marriott, Brookshire Suites, Residence Inn and so on. Then I stumbled upon WhyHotel on the internet.” WhyHotel operates...

Is your multifamily property a digital marketing dinosaur?

“You have all of these property websites that are fantastic,” says Bartlett, digital sales and media manager at Nolan Real Estate, which operates apartment...

Challenging Disparate Impact

“No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any...

Artful amenities

While dog parks, pool decks, community-wide WiFi, granite countertops, bike storage and repair areas and package delivery centers are becoming commonplace, apartment and condominium...

Oh what joy

Greetings great commercial real estate warriors. The strong. The entrepreneurial risk-takers. Our nation’s A-Team. It’s been another banner year as we were called upon to...

Backyard bonuses

California is one of the nation’s largest housing under-producers. While wages for most Americans have barely budged during this 20-year period, rising home prices and...

The battle for property rights

Advocates for new rent control laws are still fighting—even after voters rejected California’s “Prop 10” ballot initiative that would have allowed tough new rent...

Top multifamily operators band together, plan massive investment in real estate tech

The companies have invested $108 million in the fund, Real Estate Technology Ventures I, which will be used to invest in “disruptive real estate...

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