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Rent Crisis Deferred

One-third of tenants didn't pay rent in April, according to a data released today by the National Multifamily Housing Council.

April 8, 2020 - James Brasuell

Single-Family Housing Construction

Builders Look to Growing Home Rental Market

Subdivisions in states across the country are catering to people who want the benefits of living in homes without the burdens of home ownership.

October 17, 2019 - NPR - All Things Considered

Bank Owned

Report: House Flippers, Not Subprime Loans, Were Responsible for the Housing Crash

According to a new study, richer borrowers drove the economy off the cliff in the housing crash of the Great Recession.

September 10, 2017 - Quartz

Backyard Pool

U.S. Housing Prices Still Haven't Recovered from the Great Recession

While some cities become more and more expensive, most of the country's housing prices still haven't recovered from the great recession.

May 8, 2017 - Bloomberg

Arizona Suburb

Could Immigration Crackdowns Crash the Housing Market?

Immigrants, both documented and undocumented, are a growing factor in the demand for new housing. In the long term (or sooner), the Trump Administration's hard line on newcomers could lead to instability for the rest of us.

March 20, 2017 - The Guardian

Highway Living

The Housing Market Recovery Extends to Phoenix

Experts expect the Phoenix region, a hot bed for the negative effects of the housing crash of the Great Recession, to become one of the nation's strongest housing markets in 2017.

December 27, 2016 - The Wall Street Journal

Study: Planning Failed the Decaying Suburban Subdivision of Windy Ridge

A new study that examines the contributing and enabling factors that led to high foreclosure rates, neighborhood decline, and disparate impacts on low-income populations in the subdivision of Windy Ridge, near Charlotte, North Carolina.

April 14, 2014 - Applied Geography

Canadian Housing Market on Shaky Ground

Real estate experts believe that a market correction is overdue for Canada’s inflated real estate market, however, prices are expected to continue rising in the short-and medium-term.

March 3, 2014 - The Huffington Post

Foreclosure Sign

The 'American Dream' Gets a Rewrite

A new survey has revealed that the housing bust has taken a toll on the fabled "American Dream," with the majority of respondents asserting that policies should be directed "to encourage rentals equally as much as home purchases."

April 4, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

Reasons That the Home Building Biz is Still Busted

Witold Rybczynski writes the epitaph for the McMansion. With the housing market in the toilet, Rybczynski says new homebuyers are going to be seeking something smaller, more affordable and possibly not a single-family home.

May 12, 2011 - Slate

Downturn Helps Downtown L.A. Avoid Gentrification

The crash of the economy happened at the right time for gentrifying downtown Los Angeles, according to this piece from the Los Angeles Times.

August 9, 2010 - Los Angeles Times

The Fall of Victorville

Victorville, CA is a textbook case of the housing bubble gone wrong. Moving forward, Warren Karlenzig argues that places like Victorville show the need to consider a new paradigm of density and efficiency moving forward.

November 8, 2009 - Green Flow blog

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