D.C. has reverted back to a practice that it conceded was unacceptable, even when the District was mired in financial strife: Placing children and their parents in makeshift shelters at rec centers.
Critically, building affordable housing units across the city will help create jobs right in the neighborhoods suffering the highest unemployment, helping address the yawning economic and racial divide opened up during the most recent recession.
Zoning rules have trapped four decades of unmet demand in lower Manhattan and, from an environmental perspective, the equivalent of a vast pool of clean energy ready to be tapped.
As long as you are dedicated to planning and sticking with a strategy, an adjustable-rate mortgage can be a huge benefit for veterans and military families seeking homeownership.
I assure you, as stressful as selling a home might be, it cannot compare to the amount of stress you will endure in renting your home to a bad tenant. Just ask any landlord that has been through the situation.
Last week, over 100-plus San Francisco tech workers and housing activists came together at Virgil's bar in the heart of the Mission district, to talk about what's currently at the forefront of everybody's mind: the gentrification and economic disparity happening in the city.
Recent changes in household balance sheets can be viewed as a glass half-full or half-empty. But there are some traps lurking behind an apparent reduction in overall debt.
As two recent reports demonstrate, for many LGBT people -- specifically LGBT people of color and elders -- the quest for home routinely comes up against a housing supply that's dilapidated, stretched thin, too expensive and far removed from the cities and neighborhoods we deserve to inhabit.
The accessibility of housing in San Francisco has been an issue gaining steam over the past several years. A closer look at residential permits classified as "new construction" projects reveals a glaring disparity between Seattle and San Francisco since 2006.
Homeownership remains cheaper than renting nationally and in all of the 100 largest metro areas. Rising mortgage rates and home prices have narrowed t...
New York City needs even more ambitious and far-ranging changes in direction to reverse the yawning gap between the elite and struggling working families in the rest of the City.
Growth in the U.S. is slowing, along with Asia and emerging market economies. This is occurring under the context of a continued reduction of Fed asset purchases. Meanwhile, U.S. market strategist are busy looking at the weather charts trying to find excuses.
There is an upswing for raw land. As demand for housing grows, demand for land grows. It's a simple fact of economics and American ingenuity.
Last year 6,276 people were found to be homeless in Chicago, a number that is tallied by way of a one-night count.
With more than 1.6 billion people continuing to live in poverty housing and another 100 million with no home at all -- Habitat can and must do more.
Our state of affairs goes against a pinnacle of American justice, equality before law, facilitating everything from war crimes, to torture, to domestic spying, to a predatory, ravenous Wall Street that feeds on the middle class with impunity.