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Mobility remains a challenge for struggling home owners

Feb 28, 2014
This is a good news, bad news story. We'll start with the good news.
Posted In: homeowner, Housing, home ownership, real estate

Home ownership less affordable for middle-income Americans

Feb 19, 2014
Incomes aren’t going up—but the cost of homeownership is.
Posted In: affordable housing, middle class, Housing, home ownership

LGBT senior citizens find welcoming home in Philadelphia

Feb 18, 2014
New housing projects are tailored to gay, lesbian and transgender senior citizens.
Posted In: LGBT, senior citizen, senior citizens, Housing, Retirement

Where will young people live when they're old and gray?

Jan 31, 2014
Home ownership hits its lowest level since 1995. Home equity has in the past served as a retirement savings plan for many Americans
Posted In: homeownership, Housing

Blackstone-backed real estate firm learns how to be a landlord

Jan 15, 2014
Over the past year and a half, Invitation Homes has spent $7.5 billion buying - and managing - those homes.
Posted In: Blackstone Group, Housing, Invitation Homes

Foreclosures are down, but some places may see a surge

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.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure

Tax relief may expire for underwater homeowners

Dec 13, 2013
Unless Congress acts, struggling homeowners who seek relief could face an unexpected tax bill.
Posted In: mortgage relief, Housing

Rent takes a bigger bite out of family budgets

Dec 9, 2013
As more people are excluded from homeownership, the demand for rental housing has grown beyond capacity, driving rental costs up.
Posted In: rent, mortgage, Housing

Weekly Wrap: As goes housing, goes the economy? + #longreads

Nov 29, 2013
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Housing, real estate, treasury, Jobs, employment, Unemployment

Breaking even on Fannie and Freddie bailouts

Nov 22, 2013
Congress and the White House are weighing what is next for the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Posted In: bailout, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, real estate, Housing

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