Floridians struggle to find good housing amid affordability crisis, pandemic

Nov 26, 2020
In Osceola County, many people are living in motels that offer limited facilities for long-term stays during a pandemic.
A woman looks on as the head of the Kissimmee-Poinciana Homeless Outreach, Barbie Austria, donates essentials to jobless people living in a motel in Kissimmee, Florida on Oct. 15, 2020.
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Life on the bottom rung of the rental market during a housing crisis

May 21, 2020
One group of California tenants say they feel stuck in dirty, dangerous accommodations.
A courtyard at the River Glen Apartments in San Bernardino, California.
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What it's like to navigate the first year of motherhood without a stable home

Apr 28, 2020
Data can tell us who is on welfare, but not what it's like to to live in the system.
A woman feeds a baby at a Thanksgiving meal hosted by the Bay Area Rescue Mission in Richmond, California, in 2015.
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The decade in housing

Dec 31, 2019
Out of one crisis and into another.
People look at a home for sale during an open house in April 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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Who benefited from America's housing bust?

Nov 15, 2019
Millions of Americans lost their homes during the foreclosure crisis. Investigative reporter Aaron Glantz wanted to know who got them.
A foreclosed townhouse in Centreville, Virginia, in 2009.
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Apple pledges $2.5 billion to ease California's housing crisis

Nov 4, 2019
The move follows commitments of $1 billion each from Google's parent company and Facebook.
People look at a San Francisco home for sale in April. The Bay Area market that has become increasingly expensive as tech workers from Silicon Valley push up prices.
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Will rent control help alleviate a housing crisis?

Sep 12, 2019
California lawmakers on Wednesday passed the statewide rent control measure.
A sign advertising apartments for rent is displayed in front of an apartment complex in San Francisco, California.
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In some cities, foreclosures are still on the rise

Apr 12, 2019
In cities like Baltimore and Philadelphia, the number of homes in the early stages of foreclosure is higher than it was before the financial crisis.
Experts do not expect the same about of foreclosures like in 2010.
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Big tech companies have an affordable housing problem

Jan 17, 2019
Microsoft is the latest tech giant to fund affordable housing projects in the white-hot real estate market where they are based. As part of a community building initiative in Seattle, Microsoft is pledging $475 million in low-interest loans to support housing construction projects over three years, with another $25 million marked for homelessness. There has […]