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Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

Mar 30
Travel to Provincetown during the COVID-19 crisis became an issue this past week when Select Board member Lise King "posted a Facebook message on Thursday that she found painful to write.

New Orleans Council Votes to Restrict Airbnb-Style Rentals

By Kevin McGill | Aug 12
Responding to residents who say short-term rentals are driving up property taxes and steadily denigrating the character of historic neighborhoods, the New Orleans City Council voted to impose broad new restrictions.

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

By Josh Boak and Larry Fenn | May 25
In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of real estate industry data provided by CoreLogic.

Housing-Strapped California Debates Density Near Job Hubs

By Kathleen Ronayne | Apr 25
A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test Wednesday as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis.

Apartment Rents Climbing, and Poised to Go Higher

By Alex Veiga | Apr 12
It's a great time to be a landlord in America, not so much if you're a renter.

Yaba Daba Don't: California Town Rejects Flintstone's House

By Janie Har | Apr 6
The latest battle in the war between government rules and property rights is playing out in a posh San Francisco suburb, where a retired publishing mogul has installed an elaborate homage to "The Flintstones" family.

Man who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

Dec 16
A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was.

Queen of Soul's Detroit Mansion Sells for $300,000

Nov 24
A historic Detroit mansion owned by late singing legend Aretha Franklin has been sold.

San Antonio Passes Regulation for Home Rentals Like Airbnb

Nov 5
San Antonio has approved new rules to regulate local properties that are rented for short-term stays through companies such as Airbnb.

Regulation Reboot for Short-Term Rentals in New Orleans

By Kevin McGill | Sep 4
Short-term rentals facilitated by Airbnb, HomeAway and similar web-driven operations have been changing neighborhoods in New Orleans and other cities, generating headaches along with tourist dollars.

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