housing

  • June 26, 2012    

    Shuttered and repossessed homes line the streets of a middle class neighborhood on the East side of Detroit. Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images. Only in Detroit. That’s the punchline from the monthly S&P/Case-Shiller housing survey, published Tuesday morning with April’s … Continue reading

  • April 24, 2012    

    Homes in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The nation’s capital saw the highest price index level of all 20 areas the S&P/Case-Shiller report covers. Creative Commons photo courtesy of flickr user NCinDC. If you’re one of millions of Americans … Continue reading

  • February 28, 2012    

    A sign in a neighborhood outside of Greensboro, N.C. Photo by Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images. By Elizabeth Shell Tuesday’s house price numbers are bad — real bad. Not only have overall indicators dropped to their lowest levels since … Continue reading

  • February 28, 2012    

    A sign in a neighborhood outside of Greensboro, N.C. Photo by Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Tuesday’s house price numbers are bad — real bad. Not only have overall indicators dropped to their lowest levels since the housing crisis … Continue reading

  • February 1, 2012  

    President Obama called the housing crisis “massive in size and scope” Wednesday as he described his latest proposal that would let homeowners with private mortgages refinance into government-backed loans. Judy Woodruff discusses the $5 billion to $10 billion plan with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan. Continue reading

  • January 31, 2012    

    Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images. The monthly housing data released Tuesday by Standard and Poor’s Case-Shiller Index came with sparse good news. Home prices have declined yet again, continuing their wobbly down-up-down decline after the market bubble burst in 2006. … Continue reading

  • January 31, 2012    

    Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images. By Paul Solman and Elizabeth Shell The monthly housing data released Tuesday by Standard and Poor’s Case-Shiller Index came with sparse good news. Home prices have declined yet again, continuing their wobbly down-up-down decline after … Continue reading

  • December 30, 2011  

    A suburban neighborhood of one of the nation’s wealthiest counties has experienced a surprising rise in the number of people living below the poverty line — a trend that accelerated in suburbs across the country during the recession. Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW Chicago reports. Continue reading

  • December 27, 2011    

    Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. It’s the monthly moment for Case-Shiller/S&P, the most widely followed index of U.S. housing prices, and Tuesday’s numbers are a distinct downer, prices dropping at an annual rate of over 1 percent, though only half … Continue reading

  • November 29, 2011    

    Image by Fusion via Getty Images. Making Sen$e reporter/producer Elizabeth Shell files most of this post on Tuesday’s Case-Shiller housing index. The punchline: housing prices declined in September — not a good sign. Here’s her summary of the data (including … Continue reading