Public Housing

Pride and Frustration Abound in Housing Project Where Obama Began Career
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Pride and Frustration Abound in Housing Project Where Obama Began Career

Residents of Altgeld Gardens feel as though Obama has not done enough to help the... More

How Will Ban on Smoking in Public Housing Work?
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How Will Ban on Smoking in Public Housing Work?

While some are supportive of this ban, others question whether the government has... More

Houston Approves First Public Housing Development in a Decade
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Houston Approves First Public Housing Development in a Decade

While a new public housing development is a good sign for the city overall,... More

Injecting Private Funds into Public Housing Shows Early Success
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Injecting Private Funds into Public Housing Shows Early Success

Study shows the program has been especially effective in 'pricey urban markets.' More

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EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup

Revolving loan funds will help the 31 grantees carry out redevelopment projects, including residential developments. 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. 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. 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. 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... More

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