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Rental Housing

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.