It is a lot to ask of a city for it to shut down to apocalyptic levels and then reopen for a new dawn. But if one city is resilient, it is NYC, a city that is seeming a surprising uptick in real estate.
Life has changed in more ways than one in the Bay Area due to the Covid pandemic, but what effect will working from home have on the housing market, and just what will the new normal look like in San Francisco when the pandemic is officially over?
New research addresses a question that's incredibly difficult to answer and may hold clues to solving the affordable-housing puzzle.
San Francisco, Seattle and Dublin show what happens when a city becomes a global hotspot for tech jobs without planning to accommodate growth and change.
About 1.2 million infections and 164,000 deaths could have been averted in 2020 if the federal government had stopped evictions and utility shut-offs, according to Duke University estimates.
Between the two world wars, Vienna undertook one of the most ambitious public housing programmes ever. That effort is still credited with maintaining affordability a century later.
Recent analysis from the Eviction Lab finds that moratoriums significantly reduced the rate of expulsion filings in US cities, but many of those protections are set to expire soon.
France is experimenting with rent controls to better protect inhabitants and make its housing markets more sustainable.
A group of housing advocates are hoping a new referendum will transfer ownership of a quarter of a million apartments to the people.
City Monitor's 2020 Housing Security Index finds that in the UK, urban areas with dwindling social-housing stock and increasing home cost-to-income ratios face the biggest risks from Covid-19.
City Monitor's Housing Security Index finds that in the US, metros with high shares of jobs in accommodation and food service face some of the biggest challenges due to Covid-19.