CONOR DOUGHERTY

– PHOTO MOVED IN ADVANCE AND NOT FOR USE – ONLINE OR IN PRINT – BEFORE 12:01 A.M. ET ON SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2022 –  Activists with KC Tenants protest a new set of housing ordinances during a city council meeting in Kansas City, Mo., on Aug. 18, 2022. Take two-plus years of pandemic-fueled eviction anxiety and spiking home prices, add a growing inflation problem that is being increasingly driven by rising rents and throw in a long-run affordable housing shortage that cities seem powerless to solve – and the 44 million U.S. households who rent a home or apartment have many reasons to be unhappy. (Barrett Emke/The New York Times) XNYT49 XNYT49

The rent revolution is coming VIEW

A swell of tenants’ rights activism has brought organizing muscle and policies like rent control to cities far beyond the high-cost coasts.

– PHOTO MOVED IN ADVANCE AND NOT FOR USE – ONLINE OR IN PRINT – BEFORE 12:01 A.M. ET ON SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2022 –  Susan Kirsch at her home in Mill Valley, Calif., on May 24, 2022. She lives just a few hundred feet from the site where Phil Richardson hopes to build a multi-unit housing development. (Aaron Wojack/The New York Times) XNYT107 XNYT107

Twilight of the NIMBY VIEW

NIMBYs who used to be viewed as at worst practical are now painted as housing hoarders robbing the next generation of the American dream.