(WASHINGTON) -- With Hurricane Ian making landfall in Florida on Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D- Mass., and Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., pressed the Biden administration for details about a much-delayed housing program that they said was intended to be up-and-running by this hurricane season... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Reserve’s string of interest rate hikes this year has thrown cold water on the once red-hot housing market. Existing home sales fell for the seventh straight month in August, down 0.4%, according to the National Association of Realtors, as the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Jarvis Claiborne and his wife Renada were pre-approved for a mortgage in February, they were excited to start shopping for their first home in Houston, Texas. But that excitement quickly turned to shock and frustration as they realized they couldn’t... Read More.
Dave Chappelle put his money where his very outspoken mouth is, and purchased a large plot of land near his home in Yellow Springs, Ohio -- and his neighbors are thanking him for it. Developers had planned to install housing on the 52-acre plot, but... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- As a 19-year-old, Jeanette Taylor was a single mother raising three children inside a one-bedroom apartment she shared with her mother, brother, sister and her niece. She knew they needed their own space, and fast, so she turned to the Chicago Housing... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's administration this week took necessary -- if incremental -- steps to address the lack of affordable housing across the country, advocates and experts say. The White House on Monday introduced the "Housing Supply Action Plan," which aims through a combination... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Capt. Samuel Choe, a former resident of Fort Gordon in Georgia, flew 17 hours from his deployment in South Korea to testify before a Senate subcommittee Tuesday about the mold exposure he said his family endured in private military housing and the... Read More.
On April 6, 2022, the Snohomish County Housing Affordability Regional Taskforce (HART), chaired by Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin,met to build upon the five-year plan and continue efforts to ease the housing crisis. HART released its report and five-year plan... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As cities across the country work to meet clean energy goals in the coming years, a critical focus is being placed on public and affordable housing. There are more than 1.2 million public housing units across the country, according to the Department... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The city of Santa Monica, California, will start offering priority placement for its coveted affordable housing program to families and their descendants who were displaced by urban renewal projects in the 1950s and 60s. The new effort aims to repair some of... Read More.