(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) A home for sale in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Even with housing demand in Utah at historic highs, home sales along the Wasatch Front dropped earlier this year for a lack of supply. Prices, meanwhile, keep climbing for single-family homes as razor-thin supplies dampen sales and buyers go for more affordable alternatives such as condominiums and town homes.

From housing crisis to emergency: Salt Lake County home prices spike 31% in one year

By Tony Semerad | June 18, 2021, 1:32 p.m.

(Briana Scroggins | Special to The Tribune) Kristen Taylor walks her dog, Kara, outside of their apartment in South Salt Lake on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. She recently paid for a DNA test for Kara, at her landlord's request. More housing complexes are requiring such tests to prevent pet-owning tenants from leaving droppings on the property — or to bust them when they do.

Some Utah landlords want your pet’s DNA. This is the reason why.

By Connor Sanders | June 18, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  Tribune file photo) Encore Apartments at 489 E. 400 South in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, part of a historic wave of new apartments built in Utah's capital built over the past decade.  That torrid pace of construction is picking up even more now, but the trend is unlikely to slow rent rises anytime soon.

Can’t keep track of all those new apartments in — or coming to — Salt Lake County? This map will help.

By Tony Semerad | June 17, 2021, 11:02 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | Tribune file photo) A subdivision taking shape in Utah's West Jordan, January 2021. A new Utah poll shows up to a third of residents are more comfortable with new housing development in nearby cities but not in their own community — one definition of a NIMBY, as in, 'not in my backyard,' a term used to label local opposition to growth.

Are you a NIMBY? If so, you have lots of company.

By Tony Semerad | June 15, 2021, 8:52 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A woman walks her dog in a Salt Lake City neighborhood in October 2020. Utahns struggling to find affordable housing in Utah may find it even harder if they have pets.

Having trouble finding affordable housing because of your pet? The Salt Lake Tribune wants to hear from you.

By Connor Sanders | June 11, 2021, 1:26 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Michael Valentine, chained to the Utah Theater in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, has now unhooked himself from the building and ended his hunger strike. But he is continuing his protest to try to save the playhouse from demolition.

Movie buff unchains himself from Utah Theater, but vows to keep fighting to save it

By Tony Semerad | June 10, 2021, 5:29 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A man on the balcony of a Salt Lake City apartment, on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Utahns who spend more than 50% of their income on rent often find it hard to pay the rest of their bills, buy groceries or fill their car’s gas tank. Help is available from the government, local nonprofits and advocacy groups.

Do you spend more than half your income on rent? Here are resources that can help.

By Bethany Rodgers | June 10, 2021, 11:05 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Jazmin May waters flowers in her Salt Lake City apartment near Liberty Park on June 4, 2021.

‘Nobody has my back’: Utah’s housing crisis pushes many renters to a financial breaking point

By Taylor Stevens | Bethany Rodgers | June 10, 2021, 5:32 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Michael Valentine is chained to the Utah Theater in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Movie buff chains himself to Utah Theater in last-ditch bid to save it from demolition

By Tony Semerad | June 9, 2021, 2:53 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Rush hour traffic on Interstate 15 in Farmington.

Do you live in your van or RV? The Salt Lake Tribune wants to hear from you.

By Taylor Stevens | June 8, 2021, 2:37 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) New housing at The Ridge in North Salt Lake, as seen on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. In what they say is a push to promote affordable housing, Utah lawmakers have freed homebuilders of a host of city regulations on construction materials and building permits.

Utah eases housing regulations. Does the move cut too many corners? Will it cut skyrocketing costs?

By Tony Semerad | June 2, 2021, 1:47 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Box 500 apartments on 500 South in Salt Lake City, made from shipping containers is set to open later this summer, following years of roadblocks,Thursday, May 27, 2021.

Shipping containers see new life as affordable Box 500 apartments in Salt Lake City

By Shelley K. Mesch | June 10, 2021, 2:12 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo) A home for sale in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. With Utah poised to spend millions on affordable housing, a top analyst says stagnating incomes are more of a driver in the state's current crisis than a lack of housing.

What’s driving Utah’s housing crisis? It’s not what you think, says economist.

By Tony Semerad | May 19, 2021, 1:56 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Signs oppose a development at one of seven homes along 200 North and 600 West set for demolition as part of a new 312-unit new transit-friendly apartment complex, pictured here on March 11, 2021. Utah’s affordable housing advocates are seeking a big chunk of cash from the federal American Rescue Plan Act for affordable dwellings in the state.

Utah’s Legislature aims $70 million toward affordable housing. Advocates say it’s not enough.

By Taylor Stevens | May 18, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Apartments under construction in West Valley City on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Are you a renter? Tell The Tribune how the Wasatch Front’s hot housing market has impacted you.

By Taylor Stevens | May 13, 2021, 3:42 p.m.

(The Domain Cos.) Rendering of a new skyscraper proposed at 370 S. West Temple in Salt Lake City, part of a downtown building boom pushing the city’s skyline upward.

Look what’s coming to downtown Salt Lake City: another skyscraper. Here are the high points.

By Tony Semerad | May 7, 2021, 12:47 a.m.