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Rand Paul's Attack on the Fair Housing Act
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Rand Paul's Attack on the Fair Housing Act

CityLab staffer Brentin Mock breaks down what's wrong a proposal to block Syrian... Read more

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The Nation's 15 Most Affordable Housing Markets--To Buy or Rent--for Millennials The Nation's 15 Most Affordable Housing Markets--To Buy or Rent--for Millennials

RealtyTrac used Census data first, to filter house price data and local age household demographics to get to counties with a high percentage of millennials. It then sorted that combo by the percentage of income spent on housing payments--including mortgage, insurance, taxes and maintenance--and the percentage of income spent on the average rent for a 3-bedroom home as assigned the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Finally, it took the 15 counties with the lowest percentages in each sort to determine 15 Most Affordable Markets for Buying and 15 Most Affordable Markets for Renting. Read more

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Modular Homes Put Efficiency to the Test Modular Homes Put Efficiency to the Test

Test homes will compare three approaches to energy efficiency. Read more

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Senate Makes Castro Convertible to HUD Secretary Senate Makes Castro Convertible to HUD Secretary

HousingWire's Ben Lane reports that the Senate voted Wednesday to confirm San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as chief of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Castro was confirmed by a 71-26 vote. Read more

And, Heeeeeeeeere's Shaunnie!
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And, Heeeeeeeeere's Shaunnie!

As the U.S. economy gradually strengthens, many folks still argue that renting a... Read more

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What’s Your Ideal Production House of the ’60s?

BUILDER is trying to find the production house that best exemplifies the 60's. Read more

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New Life for Boston's Old Colony New Life for Boston's Old Colony

The redevelopment of the U.S.'s oldest public affordable housing development combines sustainable design with new neighborhood amenities. Read more

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Metrostudy’s Brad Hunter Talks Housing Recovery

During an appearance on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Surveillance, Metrostudy chief economist Brad Hunter said the housing recovery remains tentative but that there are some bright spots. Read more

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As Equity Tide Rises, Fewer Homes Underwater As Equity Tide Rises, Fewer Homes Underwater

The latest inventory on home equity offers hope for market stability on the horizon. Read more

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