Public housing looks for outside investors

Jan 10, 2013
HUD cannot afford to fix its public housing, so the government wants to reclassify the properties as Section 8.

Making housing more affordable in Mexico

Sep 3, 2012
New initiatives aim to make home ownership and house building more affordable for millions more Mexicans.

City planners warm to 'accessory apartments'

Jul 30, 2012
But many frown on using extra space in single-family homes for housing.

Recognizing and addressing the problems of steep rent

Mar 6, 2012
The cost of rent in cities like L.A. or New York stands in the way of many people earning higher wages. Author Matthew Yglesias says the issue could be solved if cities loosen building regulations.

Lottery jackpot is a spot in public housing

Feb 7, 2012
New Haven attracts families to a new mixed-income community with a popular lottery.

In Egypt, Affordable Housing is the Price of Love

Jun 21, 2011
Think affordable housing is just a matter of number crunching and government regulation? How about sex? OK, so maybe not just "sex," but in Egy...

Unlocking Egypt's Economic Future

May 25, 2011
Over the next month, while David Brancaccio is doing stories from Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, the Economy 4.0 blog will be looking at the...

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