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    Miami condo evacuated due to structural concerns

    A construction attorney said he expects to see more issues because many older oceanfront condominiums “are beginning to reach the end of their useful life.”

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Nov. 10, 2022
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    Housing, economic issues could drive renters to the polls

    The gap between renter and buyer turnout for elections is shrinking as renters have become more politically engaged.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Affordable housing spending is on the ballot in cities across the US

    Voters in cities and counties in California, Colorado, Florida, Montana, Texas and other states will consider spending measures this November that could provide new funding for affordable housing and related services.

    By Danielle McLean • Nov. 2, 2022
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    Renter protections are up for a vote in several US cities

    As the affordable housing crisis worsens, voters in several cities and counties will cast ballots on rent control policies and whether to provide free legal services to tenants facing eviction.

    By Danielle McLean • Oct. 26, 2022
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    Florida condo market braces for impact of new Surfside-inspired safety law

    Stricter inspections and reserve funding mandates could have “a significant chilling effect” in the Sunshine State and beyond as more associations are forced to sell older properties.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Oct. 17, 2022
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    Landlords bear the burden of gun safety in their communities

    Most states leave tough decisions about the complicated issue of firearm restrictions to multifamily property owners.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Oct. 11, 2022
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    Satisfaction with military housing drops among Army families

    Sixteen installations with privatized housing saw their satisfaction scores increase, while 26 saw declines.

    By Sept. 7, 2022
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    Interest rate increases throw cold water on the hot multifamily market

    In this four-part series, Multifamily Dive explores the ramifications of rising rates on the apartment sector and what they mean for the future of buying and selling properties.

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    FTC sues online listing service Roomster for defrauding customers

    The suit alleges Roomster and its executives bought fake reviews and failed to verify listings.

    By Aug. 31, 2022
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    NIST continues Champlain Towers condo collapse investigation

    Officials have collected data on more than 600 fragments of the building in Surfside, Florida, including pieces of columns and beams.

    By Aug. 25, 2022
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    NAA outlines top legislative priorities

    Key policy issues include local development barriers, affordable housing programs and the 30-day CARES Act notice to vacate.

    By Aug. 4, 2022
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    To meet demand, US needs 4.3M more apartments by 2035

    The nation lost 4.7 million affordable units between 2015 and 2020, and now faces a 600,000-unit deficit, according to a new study.

    By Aug. 2, 2022
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    Georgia senator introduces legislation to bolster military housing nationwide

    Raphael Warnock proposed a series of bills to address the Basic Allowance for Housing, increase homeownership and build more homes for service members.

    By Aug. 2, 2022
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    After leaving the tax credit program, many properties see modest rent increases

    Generally, former Low-Income Housing Tax Credit apartment communities remain affordable to those making 60% of AMI, according to Freddie Mac.

    By July 12, 2022
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    YIMBYs add new twist to local zoning, development battles

    Groups dedicated to pushing for affordable housing policies are coming into their own.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 24, 2022
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    Report: Regulations account for 40% of development costs

    NIMBY opposition, a major driver of costs, adds an average of 5.6% to projects and delays them by an average of 7.4 months.

    By June 16, 2022
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    Housing activists work to move the needle on affordability

    In communities across the country, local groups aim to shed light on the housing crisis while fighting against the NIMBY movement.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 15, 2022
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    YIMBY: The making of a movement

    Yes, In My Backyard groups have formed in communities across the country to fight zoning and development practices that make housing less affordable.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 13, 2022
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    Meet the YIMBYs

    Housing advocates are changing the affordability conversation by standing up for denser development.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 13, 2022
  • Natural gas legislation: What multifamily developers, owners need to know

    While a growing number of local governments ban natural gas hookups, over a dozen states have moved to prevent this type of legislation.

    By Jen A. Miller • June 1, 2022
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    The 'time-honored tradition' of opposing affordable multifamily housing in US cities

    Shawnee, Kansas, city councilors recently passed a rule banning co-living groups. Similar policies are perpetuating the country's affordability crisis, housing experts say. 

    By Danielle McLean • June 1, 2022
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    Surfside condo site sells for $120M

    Experts say the developer of the 2-acre property will need to consider a range of issues before starting work on a planned luxury residential tower.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 24, 2022
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    NAA members seek guidance on eviction notice legislation

    The federal 30-day-notice requirement for evictions continues nearly two years after the CARES Act expired.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 23, 2022
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    Biden releases affordable housing plan

    The proposal includes federal grants to encourage cities to relax their zoning policies and new financing options for manufactured homes, accessory dwelling units and small-scale developments.

    By Danielle McLean • May 16, 2022
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    Real estate owner WashREIT embraces BREEAM certification

    The REIT’s momentum toward sustainable capital allocations and ESG funding comes amid increased demand for green financing options.

    By Mariah Brown • May 13, 2022