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Fewer people are buying homes, and even less are putting their homes up for sale.

Existing home sales report reveals caution

Mar 23, 2015
Existing home sales report shows cautious homeowners and home buyers.
Posted In: Housing, home sales, housing crisis

What's pushing family homelessness to record levels?

Mar 2, 2015
High rents and a housing subsidy shortage are pushing families into homelessness.
Posted In: homeless, Housing, rental market, homeless families, child homelessness
Despite bewilderingly low interest rates and an apparently improving economy, the housing market is still faltering.

The housing market is still struggling

Feb 24, 2015
Why housing numbers are still cloudy
Posted In: Housing, real estate
Despite tales of a resurgent U.S. economy, industrial production and housing starts number still paint a picture of a struggling economy.

Searching for the economy's new normal

Feb 18, 2015
PPI, industrial production and housing starts numbers for January are okay, and they paint a picture of a still-struggling economy.
Posted In: Housing, gas prices, index
Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed home in Miami.

Homeownership rate dips to lowest level in 20 years

Jan 30, 2015
A drop in homeownership might — or might not — be a key economic indicator.
Posted In: real estate, home, Housing, home ownership
A house clearly marked for sale in Park Ridge, Illinois.

Semi-rosy outlook for housing market

Jan 1, 2015
Home sales could increase by 10 percent but weak wage growth may cut down on potential buyers.
Posted In: Housing, real estate
Not a sign of the times, in Centreville, Virginia.

Apartment shortage is forcing up rents

Dec 22, 2014
Investors who bought rental properties find they can now raise rents.
Posted In: rental housing, rental market, Housing

Wealth gap in U.S. widens among races

Dec 16, 2014
One big reason for the growing divide: The disparity in asset wealth.
Posted In: recession, race, wealth, pew research center, The Fed, Housing
The Star Apartments under construction in December 2012 in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.

Cutting health costs by subsidizing housing

Dec 4, 2014
Experiment in housing for homeless is completed in L.A. – and health-care costs fall.
Posted In: homeless, Skid Row, Housing, health care
A row of luxury homes are seen near the Golden Gate Bridge in the Sea Cliff neighborhood of San Francisco, California.

What do foreign investors see in U.S. housing stock?

Nov 25, 2014
Luxury homes have been selling well of late, partly because of overseas investors.
Posted In: Housing, luxury houses, overseas investors, housing market

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