In the Pandemic, the Low-Rise is the New High-Rise
The skyscraper, the iconic urban office tower, still captivates by offering jaw-dropping views and the thrill of hovering in the clouds. But in the pandemic, the groundscraper — a building as horizontal as a skyscraper is vertical — has been grabbing attention.
Protections Lapse For The Nation’s Most Vulnerable Renters, Imperiling Their Small Landlords As Well
Political deadlock has stymied attempts to renew measures shielding millions of low-income and unemployed renters from housing insecurity and potential eviction. It has also dashed hopes of near-term support for the smallest landlords struggling to make mortgage and property tax payments. Staving off a deeper rental crisis depends on targeted assistance for both of these vulnerable groups.
America’s Next Housing Crisis: How The Pandemic Is Pushing Renters To The Brink
As government support fades, the country faces the prospect of a significant housing dislocation that will exact its heaviest toll on income-constrained renters and the small investor-operators who support the workforce and affordable housing markets.