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Affordable Housing Headaches

Deborah De Santis | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Deborah De Santis

Next week, Americans will go to the polls and make a decision that will impact our country for generations to come. Either Hillary Clinton or Donald T...

Cheap Rent Or A Good Neighborhood: Sorry, You Probably Can't Have Both

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business

Finding an apartment with reasonable rent is pretty close to hopeless, but it’s an even more daunting task if you want to live in a neighborhood wit...

5 Things Your Landlord Wants You To Know

Michael Corbett | Posted 12.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michael Corbett

Understanding the lease allows you to to avoid costly extra charges and keep you protected from giving the landlord reason to financially penalize you or worse ... evict you. Take the 15 minutes to read your lease -- it is a win/win for everyone.

The Shocking Reality of Rental Housing

Larry Oaks | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact
Larry Oaks

Here is the part that stopped me in my tracks: In all but three states more than 40 percent of renters are considered "rent-burdened."

The Rent Is Too Damn High In Every State In America

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business

The poorest people in America are running out of places to live. In every state in the country, there are people looking for cheap rental housing -...

Loren Berlin

Selling Homeowners Short: Bank Strategy Backfires In Foreclosure Crisis | Loren Berlin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Business

Housing investors and advocates are embracing a new strategy to keep struggling borrowers in their homes: Purchasing houses from homeowners who can no...

Zach Carter

House GOP Budget Proposal Would Slash Low-Income Housing Aid | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Amid the worst housing crisis in generations, House Republicans have put forward a federal budget proposal that would significantly cut ...

Low Wages and the Metropolitan Middle Class

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

The Welfare to Work reforms of the 1990's may have shrunk the public assistance rolls, but has not necessarily improved financial stability for low-income households.

Adding Eviction to Injury: When Did It Become OK To Blame Crime Victims?

Katherine E. Walz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Katherine E. Walz

Survivors of domestic violence living in rental housing are particularly vulnerable to homelessness because they are often threatened with eviction after an incident of violence.

Good News From The Housing Market?

Jim Randel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Randel

For now anyway, while June's housing numbers are certainly welcome, they do not indicate great news for a large segment of the U.S. housing market.