Utah Housing and Homelessness

Covering the cost of living and challenges Utahns face in securing a home.

Housing affordability and the cost of living is Utahns' number one concern, and the housing market in Utah remains as competitive as ever.

Read stories from the KSL NewsRadio team about the latest in housing and homelessness across the state.

Featured Stories

A "For sale" sign in front of a home in North Salt Lake. Home listings for sale went up 23% in Apri...

Tammy Kikuchi

Home listings for sale in Utah went up almost 23% in April

Deanna Devey with the Utah Association of Realtors shared insights of new listings for homes, the total supply of homes and the number of closed sales all increased in April.

4 days ago

Utah wants homes to go to owners not renters. Grey homes are pictured in Lehi, Utah....

Eric Cabrera

U.S. Census Bureau ranks Utah number 1 in housing growth for third year in a row

Census data ranks Utah at the top for housing growth three years in a row. Utah's housing units have increased by 2.5%.

5 days ago

a neighborhood in murray -- Salt Lake City Planning Division recommends zoning changes for single-f...

Peter Johnston

Salt Lake City planners recommend changes in how single-family neighborhoods get zoned

A report from the Salt Lake City Planning Division recommends zoning changes for single-family neighborhoods to help address the city's housing issues.

11 days ago

A neighborhood under construction in North Salt Lake....

Adam Small

“Priced out and Fed Up”: survey finds issues with housing affordability

This year's Utah Priorities Project report shows that, for the first time for the project, the cost of living is Utahns' number one concern.

21 days ago

a man moves boxes at the crossroads urban center...

Simone Seikaly

Crossroads Urban Center reports “unprecedented” need for food

Officials from the Crossroads Urban Center say a monthly bill that most people have is eating into the ability to buy food.

27 days ago

Homelessness advocates in front of Supreme Court...

LINDSAY WHITEHURST and CLAIRE RUSH Associated Press

With homelessness on the rise, the Supreme Court weighs bans on sleeping outdoors

It's the most significant case in the Supreme Court in decades on homelessness and comes as record numbers of people are without a permanent place to live.

28 days ago

FILE -- The gathering room at the YCC Family Crisis Center in Ogden is pictured on Tuesday, July 9,...

Heather Peterson

Transitional housing for domestic violence victims opening soon in Ogden

A new 14-unit apartment complex is being built in Ogden as a transitional housing option for victims of domestic violence.

1 month ago

The housing market in Utah is competitive and shows minimal signs of slowing....

Aimee Cobabe

Unwelcome Home: Exploring the challenges of buying a home in Utah

The housing market in Utah remains as competitive as ever. Some people are braving it, some just can't stand it.

2 months ago

a neighborhood in murray -- Salt Lake City Planning Division recommends zoning changes for single-f...

Don Brinkerhoff

Utah’s housing shortage: Could baby boomers downsizing be the solution?

Nationally, economists think retiring baby boomers downsizing their homes could be a rapid solution to the housing shortage.

2 months ago