Tagged With Housing Crisis

Pop-up shelters that can be assembled in 20 minutes without tools could help address California's mounting homelessness crisis


A Silicon Valley startup is offering $10,000 to workers who volunteer to leave the Bay Area


A Navy weapons station full of WWII-era ammunition bunkers could be transformed into 13,000 new homes in the Bay Area



Apple is donating $2.5 billion towards the California housing crisis


An Austin startup can 3D-print tiny homes in 24 hours for a fraction of the cost of traditional homebuilding — here's how Icon could revolutionise affordable housing


The US-China trade war is affecting $10 billion worth of goods used in the homebuilding industry — and the US just saw the biggest decline in supply of new homes in 6 years



San Francisco renters are dishing out $1,200 a month for bunk beds in co-living buildings to avoid the city's high rents — here's what they get for their money


A multimillionaire's wife is suing after the city of Vancouver charged her $249,000 for not living in her $27 million mansion


Berlin is freezing rents for the next 5 years, and it's a major step in the city's efforts to prevent an increasingly serious housing crisis


Hong Kong locals desperate for housing are considering putting in offers on haunted houses, and it's a sign of how unaffordable property in the city is


Hong Kong is about to spend $80 billion on an artificial island to solve its housing crisis — but critics say it may come at the expense of the environment


A minimum-wage worker needs 1.5 jobs just to afford half the rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in most of the US



Microsoft will spend $500 million on building affordable housing in Seattle


A startup turning old hotels and offices into housing for San Francisco's forgotten middle-class is expanding to LA


San Francisco's footpaths are covered with human faeces, so the city is launching a 'Poop Patrol' to deal with the city's No. 2 problem


San Francisco's housing market is so out of control, 60% of tech workers say they can't afford homes



America's housing market is raising a 'large red flag' for the US economy


San Francisco's tech boom is so expansive that the city's median home price rose by $205,000 in the first half of 2018, one of the biggest swells in its history


American cities are so expensive that they could increase the risk of a ‘demographic time bomb’


San Francisco is still the best city in the world for innovation --  here are the 6 cities that threaten to usurp its position of power