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Aug 9, 2022
The housing market is cooling a little. But there still aren't that many homes for sale, just more than last year.
Aug 3, 2022
That’s the biggest year-over-year increase in 20 years. Inflation is just part of the reason.
Aug 2, 2022
Nationwide, only 4 in 100 homes are covered, a FEMA official says. Without it, victims are pretty much on their own.
Aug 1, 2022
The government also boosts funding for a FEMA program to help communities prepare for extreme heat and other climate-related disasters.
Jul 28, 2022
Demand for clean vehicles is strong in the U.S., but manufacturers are still hampered by supply chain issues.
Jul 25, 2022
Good-paying jobs are a selling point with renewable energy projects. In Massachusetts, training programs are popping up to get people ready.
Jul 22, 2022
Nearly 40% of U.S. electricity is generated by natural gas, so when millions of air conditioners are turned on, prices rise.
Jul 19, 2022
Home prices are at record levels, and mortgage rates are much higher now than they were six months ago.
Jul 18, 2022
Higher food prices and the loss of pandemic-era supports mean that not only are more families using food banks, they're visiting them more often, advocates say.
Jul 15, 2022
A big part of the problem? A lack of new construction and municipal zoning laws that discourage or prohibit multifamily homes.