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Low-Income Residents Less Likely to Move During the Pandemic, Freddie Mac Says

Does low-income residents staying put in large metro areas, relative to higher-income groups, mean that low-income households are missing out on affordable housing options? Freddie Mac researchers think so.

May 9, 2023 - Freddie Mac

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Busting the 'Urban Exodus' Myth, Again

New numbers from the Census Bureau show that fewer Americans moved in 2020 than ever before, belying dire predictions about the death of cities and the hollowing out of urban neighborhoods.

December 23, 2021 - Pew Research Center


Expect a Big Year for Moving Companies, Survey Says

A recent City Monitor survey says the pandemic is inspiring a growing number of people to consider new locations for living and working.

February 11, 2021 - City Monitor


Survey Says 1 in 5 Americans Have Moved or Know Someone Who Did Since the Pandemic Began

Since the outset of the pandemic, predictions about waves of Americans moving, whether due to necessity or choice, have been rampant. Now, survey results reveal the first indications of how true those predictions turned out to be.

July 7, 2020 - Pew Research Center


California Migration Boosts Nevada Population Above 3 Million

Californians fleeing the nation's highest housing prices were key to Nevada's growth according to newly released Census data. The Las Vegas Review-Journal's reporter, editorial board, and readers all had something to say about the newcomers.

November 30, 2019 - Las Vegas Review-Journal

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U.S. Migration Reaches 72-Year Low

Staying in place is more and more the norm, even among historically mobile young people.

November 26, 2019 - Brookings

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How's the Rust Belt Going to Make It?

Americans move less than they once did, meaning that struggling communities are home to a greater percentage of the country.

January 11, 2018 - The Washington Post

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Americans Moving Less

For the fifth year in a row, the number of Americans moving is down.

January 10, 2018 - Pittsburg Post-Gazette

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Ten Most Popular Millennial Moving Destinations

In addition to determining the most popular destinations for 18 to 35-year-olds, Mayflower (the moving company) found that 41 percent of this age group have no intention of staying at their selected cities permanently.

April 19, 2017 - Mayflower


California Pushing Out Low Income Residents

California has lost a quarter million low income residents over the last decade, in large part because of the high cost of housing.

March 9, 2017 - The Sacramento Bee

Coming to America: Who and Where

A new analysis of real estate search data shows where people from other countries tend to move when immigrating to America.

August 4, 2011 - Fast Company Design

Destroyed by Tsunami, Small Village Considers Move

A small community in tsunami-ravaged Japan considers a plan to move the entire village farther above sea level.

June 11, 2011 - MSNBC

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