(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A couple living on the bank of the Jordan River in Cottonwood Park in August. Salt Lake City deploys a rapid intervention team to try to get people into shelters and services.

Here’s how SLC is trying to prevent large homeless camps

By Blake Apgar | September 27, 2022, 5:56 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A guide leads paddleboarders down the Colorado River on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022.

Harassment on river trips, a critical Utah Inland Port audit and new housing measures on ‘Behind the Headlines’

By The Salt Lake Tribune | September 22, 2022, 10:43 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Fred Alvari, left, speaks in support of a proposed tiny-house village alongside Joseph Grenny, chair of the board of The Other Side Academy, during a public meeting at Salt Lake City Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. The council is considering a tiny-house village to be built on the west side, the first phase would be located on 8 city-owned acres west of Redwood Road between Indiana Avenue and 500 South.

SLC’s proposed tiny-house village draws vocal support, but not everyone is sold

By Blake Apgar | September 22, 2022, 10:40 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo) A resident walks her dog along 600 East between 800 South and 900 South in Salt Lake City. The neighborhood is one of many being considered for zoning changes to encourage more affordable housing.

Salt Lake City leaders switch gears as housing crisis worsens

By Tony Semerad | September 22, 2022, 6:54 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Millcreek Mayor Jeff Silvestrini speaks during a public meeting on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, to discuss and get comment on the temporary homeless overflow shelter coming to Millcreek this winter at the vacant Calvin S. Smith Library.

Millcreek residents speak out on hosting a homeless shelter. Your city could be next.

By Tony Semerad | September 19, 2022, 4:46 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Salt Lake City planning commission has advanced plans for a boardinghouse-style apartment complex at 129 S. 700 East with 65 micro-units that includes shared kitchens and living spaces.

Some fear a new boardinghouse near 700 East will worsen SLC’s housing crisis

By Tony Semerad | September 16, 2022, 5:34 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall discusses the plans for overflow shelters and transitional housing during a news conference at City Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022.

SLC mayor’s housing push includes converting former motels into deeply affordable units

By Tony Semerad | Blake Apgar | September 14, 2022, 4:06 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) A model of a tiny home is on display at The Other Side Academy in August in Salt Lake City. A proposed tiny-house village in Salt Lake City is moving closer to becoming a reality.

Have questions about SLC’s planned village of tiny homes? We have answers.

By Blake Apgar | September 12, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) State funding will help the Ramada on North Temple convert into 197 deeply affordable units. The property, which will operate under the name Ville 1659, served as a temporary overflow shelter last winter.

We now know what Utah’s $55M for affordable housing will build — and where

By Blake Apgar | September 12, 2022, 6:48 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  Tribune file photo) Gail Miller at a March 3, 2022 event at the Utah Capitol supporting the people of Ukraine. The Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation has donated $5 million to a special fund aimed at preserving affordable homes in Utah.

Miller family gives $5M to save older homes and keep them affordable

By Tony Semerad | September 9, 2022, 12:05 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The former Sears store site in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022.

Is a new hospital coming to old Sears site in downtown Salt Lake City?

By Tony Semerad | August 17, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) A model of a tiny home is on display at The Other Side Academy on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City unveils first tiny home of its proposed village — see what you think

By Blake Apgar | August 16, 2022, 12:30 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) People put up a signs that reads “this neighborhood is not for sale!” in front of the home that Gaspar Valencia lived in for eight years before being forced out by a developer with plans to tear it down along with adjacent properties to build an apartment on the site. On Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, the community gathered to protest the gentrification they see happening to their neighborhood.

‘Anything can be taken from you’ — crowd rallies against gentrification on Salt Lake City’s west side

By Daedan Olander | August 7, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Property that Rocky Mountain Power is seeking a rezone along North Temple and west of the Jordan River, pictured on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. The energy company plans to build a new corporate headquarters, in “an inaugural development” in its strategy to redevelop 100 acres it owns there to create what’s being called the Power District Campus.

Rocky Mountain Power takes first steps toward developing those vacant acres along SLC’s North Temple

By Tony Semerad | August 2, 2022, 9:53 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo) Houses on Salt Lake City's east side, as seen on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

Salt Lake County’s median home price tops $625,000 even as sales plunge to decade low

By Tony Semerad | July 29, 2022, 10:24 p.m.

(Sheila R. McCann | Tribune file photo) Homes along 1300 East in Salt Lake City.  Rising interest rates have hit home sales across the Wasatch Front, with sales falling and new home listings on the rise.  How has your home hunting changed?

Hunting for a home? Tell us how your search is — or isn’t — going.

By Tony Semerad | July 25, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Houses are pictured west of the University of Utah on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. U. alumni are receiving requests to consider housing a student for $5,000 a semester. The "Home Away From Home" program is one way the U. is trying to make more housing available for students.

University of Utah wants alumni to take in students, for $5K in rent each semester

By Leto Sapunar | July 19, 2022, 8:17 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)  The Oxford Place Apartments on 300 South in Salt Lake City, in the shadow of The Cottonwood apartment complex, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. A new study says gentrification is rampant across the city, with new development and rising rents squeezing out existing residents and cherished businesses and leaving no affordable neighborhoods in terms of housing.

Salt Lake City has no more affordable neighborhoods, as gentrification turns ‘scary’

By Tony Semerad | July 15, 2022, 5:06 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) State and local officials announce their selection of a development partner for Phase I at The Point during a press event at the Utah Capitol on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. The 600 acres state-owned property is at the site of the soon-to-be-vacated Utah State Prison in Draper.

Utah picks a key partner on its massive ‘The Point’ development at former prison site in Draper

By Tony Semerad | July 20, 2022, 1:50 a.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) The County High Rise apartment tower in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. City and county officials will begin renovating the much-needed and deeply affordable apartments for seniors.

SLC project will upgrade nearly 300 apartments dedicated to seniors and the disabled

By Tony Semerad | July 6, 2022, 12:39 p.m.