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(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Liberty Sky, a luxury apartment tower going up at 151 S. State.  Although apartments are being built at a record pace, experts say the added housing supply will take years before it starts bringing down rents.

Looking for an apartment? Here’s how northern Utah’s rental market is shaping up for 2021.

By Tony Semerad | January 22, 2021, 4:21 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City's skyline will change in 2021 with several new skyscrapers and midsize towers going up across Utah's capital city.

It’s high time for Salt Lake City. Here’s how the skyline will rise in 2021.

By Tony Semerad | January 21, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The 29th LDS Ward, at 1102 W. 400 North in Salt Lake City, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Owner seeks to demolish historic LDS meetinghouse. West-siders aren’t thrilled.

By Tony Semerad | January 18, 2021, 2:46 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Renovation of three historic homes being converted into offices is underway, as well as construction on eight new studio apartments, on the Wasatch Community Gardens property at 615 E. 800 South in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

Wasatch Community Gardens getting $250K loan from city to grow not tomatoes, but apartments

By Tony Semerad | January 14, 2021, 6:59 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Traffic  on 400 South in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.

Why there are fewer cars now on Salt Lake City’s 400 South

By Tony Semerad | January 10, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) Rep. Ray Ward, R-Bountiful, is backing a bill in the 2021 Utah Legislature that would bar cities from placing restrictions on the construction of some in-home dwellings such as mother-in-law and basement apartments.

Utah lawmaker sees a way to boost housing: Make mother-in-law apartments easier to build

By Tony Semerad | January 6, 2021, 3:37 p.m.

Robert Kirby

Robert Kirby: In praise of porches — places where neighbors schmooze and thieves ‘shop’

By Robert Kirby | December 18, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) The Suncrest community in Draper on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020.

There are ways Utah cities can boost affordable housing. But some residents may not like them.

By Tony Semerad | December 16, 2020, 2:12 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Kayleigh Allred at her grandparents' home in West Jordan on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. She and her family were evicted from their town-home in October by the Law Offices of Kirk Cullimore. She said they were locked out and given no opportunity to retrieve belongings.

Landlords evict hundreds of Utah renters each month despite a ban during the pandemic

By Eric S. Peterson, Cathy McKitrick, Taylor Hartman, Ria Agarwal and McKhelyn Jones | December 13, 2020, 5:43 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo) Niko Ermidis plays catch with his dad Perry Ermidis, on 600 East in Salt Lake City, between 800 and 900 South.  Residential neighborhoods across the city could see changes under a host of new housing policies the city is debating in hopes of improving the supply of affordable homes.

Salt Lake City may require builders to include affordable housing

By Tony Semerad | December 2, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) The Utah State Capitol is shown during the Utah Legislature's virtual special session Thursday, April 16, 2020, in Salt Lake City.

Utah lawmakers may stop homeowners associations from banning security cameras

By Bryan Schott | November 18, 2020, 3:08 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Suncrest community in Draper. As out-of-state residents come to Utah due to the pandemic, the trend is raising new questions on how the state should grow.

Utah urged to build more single-family homes

By Tony Semerad | November 15, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) Third-quarter home sales along the Wasatch Front were 13% above the same level last year, wiping away the market effects of COVID-19 lockdowns and related slowdowns in April and May. Real estate agents say Utah is drawing lots of out-of-state buyers right now.

Home sales along Wasatch Front close in on a record year

By Tony Semerad | November 13, 2020, 11:20 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune). Vacant space at 255 South State in Salt Lake City onTuesday, Nov. 10, 2020.

Salt Lake City gives another loan in hopes of turning this State Street pit into affordable apartments

By Tony Semerad | November 11, 2020, 6:35 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)  A flock of geese fly over the Utah State Prison as the Oquirrh Mountains are lit up by the rising sun on Wed. Sept. 19, 2018.

At Utah’s old prison site, the public wants parks, transit and housing

By Tony Semerad | October 30, 2020, 3:48 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City is pitching in to shore up the old Serta Mattress building, at right, after it sustained seismic damage in the March 2020 earthquake -- yet another sign of renewed interest in developing the area since the razing of The Road Home shelter in the adjacent neighborhood.

Salt Lake City’s Depot District sees building boom after homeless shelter is demolished

By Tony Semerad | October 25, 2020, 12:00 p.m.