Housing

Seattle tenants win in rejecting public housing's proposal to quadruple rent.
Yesterday   Rooflines
<p>Emory University hopes wants provide affordable housing for faculty and staff and tackle the area's traffic problem by building pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use communities on land near campus -- though some area residents aren't sold on the idea.</p>
Mar 17, 2007   The Sunday Paper
<p>Forget buying a home -- an increasing number of middle-class Americans are having a difficult time even finding affordable rental apartments.</p>
Mar 16, 2007   Apartment Finance Today
<p>In Perris, California, a bedroom community in the outer orbit of Los Angeles, 1 out of every 53 homes is in default.</p>
Mar 16, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>All the indicators are pointing to a disastrous year for the American housing market.</p>
Mar 13, 2007   Bloomberg
<p>With a federal takeover of the city's housing authority underway, the fallout from the investigation into the agency's misdealings is expected to call for dramatic changes in government policy towards low-income housing.</p>
Mar 10, 2007   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>Despite their larger sizes, recent bungalows built in three of Atlanta's most historic neighborhoods nevertheless are sensitive to the look and scale of their surroundings.</p>
Mar 9, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Even with all the interest in green building, most large scale homebuilders are weary of incorporating green building practices, citing consumers' lack of willingness to pay more.</p>
Mar 9, 2007   AP via MSN Money
<p>Entrepreneurial students-turned-developers are turning houses into dorms around San Diego State University to meet the growing demand for affordable housing, but neighbors want the city to crackdown on the practice.</p>
Mar 8, 2007   The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>Homes built on large lots in farming areas are causing concern amongst land conservationists who say the patchwork of housing severely compromises the produictivity of the land.</p>
Mar 8, 2007   Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Scrambling to grab that elusive "American Dream" of homeownership, millions plunged into the subprime mortgage market to build wealth through appreciation (if not speculation). Pundits cheered as the ownership rate crept up, lauding the pluck of aspirational minority and immigrant families. Opinion
Mar 5, 2007   By James S. Russell