For one Denver couple, home is a 25-foot RV

May 26, 2020
They wanted to save money and live more simply. Then came quarantine.
Rebecca and Michael Nunziato live in an RV in Denver, with a cat, dog and hedgehog.
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A for-sale sign on a house in Washington.
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Fighting housing insecurity, one video conference at a time

May 11, 2020
A 40-year-old program for low-income Atlantans goes virtual.
Lawyers and judges are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Indoor life is changing what people want in a home

Apr 28, 2020
More space tops the list, followed by better kitchens.
Stay-at-home restrictions are making people wish they had more room to move around.
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One person on both sides of the landlord-tenant divide

Apr 28, 2020
Sarah Frier collects rent. But she also pays it.
In some cities, tenants are calling for rent strikes because of dire financial circumstances brought on by the coronavirus crisis.
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Home sales fell in March, but don't expect bargain prices

Apr 21, 2020
Analysts say last month's slowdown is just the beginning.
Home sales are down during COVID-19, but prices aren't.
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Mortgages are still cheap, if you can get one

Apr 20, 2020
Lenders are tightening credit standards as funding dries up.
Borrowers are finding it harder to qualify for a mortgage.
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Inequality by design: How redlining continues to shape our economy

Apr 16, 2020
A traveling exhibit connects the racist housing policies of the past to the inequities of today.
Nathan Connolly, a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University, stands in front of the Undesign the Redline exhibit at Impact Hub Baltimore.
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What is the COVID-19 economic downturn's effect on homebuilders?

Apr 15, 2020
Both the sales and building of homes has slowed with the spread of the pandemic.
Builders may have to stagger the masons, electricians and plumbers to comply with social distancing guidelines.
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To house the homeless, agencies turn to vacant hotels

Apr 8, 2020
Homeless people are much more likely to contract COVID-19 — and to die from it — than the general population.
Congress has set aside $4 billion for homeless assistance during COVID-19. Above, a doctor with the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic speaks with homeless people about the coronavirus in San Francisco, California on March 17.
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