🖤 Donations of all sizes power our public service journalism Give Now
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Adventures in Housing

Introducing “Adventures in Housing”

Amy Scott Aug 28, 2019
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Welcome to our new series. We’re calling it “Adventures in Housing,” because more and more, that’s what finding and affording a place to live has become.

I’m Amy Scott, and I cover all things housing. We have a saying in my family: “Home is where most of your underwear is.” But of course it’s much more than that. Housing can determine where our kids go to school, how healthy we are, whether we can ever retire. And for too many people, a safe, stable place to live remains out of reach.

Whatever and wherever you call home, we want to hear about your adventures in housing. About the compromises, the workarounds, the sometimes monumental struggles. The roommates and houseguests and landlords. About buying, selling, renting and moving. About the dorms and shacks and money pits and houseboats and yurts and — you get the picture.

Share your story here, and we might just put you on the radio.

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.