Archive: Housing

Rent Control Will Hurt Oregon Renters
Oregon becomes the first state to pass statewide rent control law.
Art Carden | March 19, 2019
Arizona Considers New Airbnb Regulations
New bill poses threat to Arizona's position as leader in reforming and streamlining regulation.
Nick Zaiac | March 15, 2019
California’s Housing Crisis
Is the Tech Sector to Blame?
Rather than scapegoating the tech sector, we should look towards state policy and building regulations.
March 2, 2019
Blame Tech for California’s Housing Problems?
Actually, Most Problems Predate the Tech Boom
Not only did government policies destroy cheap housing, but expanded building regulations have also made it impossible to build cheaply.
Mary Theroux | February 27, 2019
Is “Universal” Zoning Variance an Answer to America’s Housing Shortage?
The policy is a “universal” zoning variance that would waive most land use regulations for projects that fit criteria codified by state or municipal lawmakers.
Nick Zaiac | February 12, 2019
Two Ways Atlanta Can Legalize a Bigger, Better Midtown
Aligning existing zoning with future plans is a political choice for Atlanta policymakers.
Nick Zaiac | January 21, 2019
Act Now to Keep Housing Affordable
As housing prices rise in Salt Lake City, so too does the cost of living, making it more difficult for businesses to attract employees.
January 15, 2019
Happy New Year!
From All of Us at Catalyst
As we toss the empty champagne bottles and say goodbye to 2018, it’s time to start thinking about what the new year will bring—aside from the multitude of would-be presidential candidates jockeying for attention.
January 1, 2019
Would you support or oppose denser housing developments?
December 19, 2018
Alleviating California’s Housing Crisis
Take Two
The political response to California’s worsening housing shortage stands as one of the highest-stakes debates in modern American policymaking.
Nick Zaiac | December 18, 2018