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.
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.
As Silicon Valley embraces telework, monthly rents are dropping in the area.
Several cities are considering ways to offer rental assistance to prevent evictions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Slight declines could be limited to the upper end of the market.
Landlords are reporting notable decreases in rent payments, and it's only the first month.