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Here’s where the real housing affordability crisis exists

In the age of quick news cycles and social media, it can be hard to make heads or tails of housing market news....
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Low mortgage rates offsetting home affordability issues, NAR says

A three-year low in mortgage rates is making it easier for Americans to afford homes even as property prices increase, according to a...
Democratic Candidates’ Views on Affordability

Democratic Candidates’ Views on Affordability

Andrew Yang, Democratic presidential candidate, announced his withdrawal from the presidential race Tuesday night.  Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced the end of his...
Linking the Housing Affordability Crisis and Homelessness

Linking the Housing Affordability Crisis and Homelessness

Rep. Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, said during its Tuesday hearing that the affordable housing crisis has come during...
Residents enjoy a sunny day in Alamo Square park in San Francisco, with a view of the painted ladies Victorian homes and the city skyline in the background.

Texas real estate rises, California faces affordability issues in 2020

Texas and California represent opposite poles on the spectrum of government ideology⁠—the Golden State’s Democratic supermajority versus the conservative Lone Star...
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Near 50-50 Split in Affordability For Renting vs. Homebuying

Whether buying a home or renting a home is more affordable often depends on the type of market. While buying is the more...
Could a Vacancy Tax Help Los Angeles’ Affordability Crisis?

Could a Vacancy Tax Help Los Angeles’ Affordability Crisis?

Housing activists in Los Angeles are targeting people and corporations that are keeping housing units vacant instead of renting them out, according to...
$100B Housing Bill Proposed to Address “Housing Affordability Crisis”

$100B Housing Bill Proposed to Address “Housing Affordability Crisis”

Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters introduced the Housing is Infrastructure Act Thursday that would invest $100 billion in affordable housing.  According to...
The Squad and AOC back housing proposal tackling affordability crisis

The Squad and AOC back housing proposal tackling affordability crisis

“The Squad” is taking on the affordable housing crisis. Four members of Congress, including three congresswomen from a group of representatives known...
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Reshaping Public Policy Can Solve the Housing Affordability Crisis in U.S. CitiesTheCityFix

A competitive housing market in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has limited the opportunity for affordable, low-income housing. Photo by...

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