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Federal plans aim to help Black homeowners and renters

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A "for sale" sign in front of a home that Zillow shows has a pending sale of 750,000 dollars on February 18, 2022 in Miami, Florida.

The number of applications for adjustable mortgages has increased 22% over the last year, per the Mortgage Bankers Association. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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New federal programs aim to shrink the racial housing gap

by Justin Ho Jun 20, 2022
The homeownership rate among Black Americans is 42%. For white Americans, it's more than 70%.

What if the next big crop we grow is for building materials?

by John Laurenson Jun 20, 2022
In the Netherlands, a bridge is made of flax fiber ... the same flax that produces seeds for cereal.

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