Jul 28, 2014 Residents say they get less opportunity to negotiate when water shut-off looms.
Jun 18, 2014 A new wine region is developing in less-than-Mediterranean Midwestern states.
Mar 13, 2014 Vacant homes in foreclosure can drag down neighborhoods and home prices
Jan 28, 2014 When rural families leave to search for better jobs, schools scramble to make cuts -- and may even shut down.
Jan 2, 2014 Nearly half of states require that foreclosures go through court. That slower process means a backlog of foreclosures is coming to market.
Rowan Moore Gerety
Dec 3, 2013 Nearly half of people living in foreclosed homes are actually renters
Oct 10, 2013 In his travels for The Atlantic and Marketplace's American Futures project, Jim Fallows says the American economy in small cities and towns is doing all right.
Aug 8, 2013 Richmond, California is attempting to keep homeowners in their homes by using eminent domain to buy underwater mortgages, and the banks don't like it.
Jul 26, 2013 One Michigan mother describes the year she went "from broke to badass" on her northern Michigan farm.