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    December 17, 2013  

    As more people across the country are living alone, the costs of rent and real estate are soaring in many urban areas. Cities like New York and Vancouver are trying to get the most out of available apartment space by creating "micro" apartments. Many of these apartments are smaller than what was previously allowed under the law. Continue reading

  • July 1, 2009   BY Business Desk 

    Robert Frank: Jennifer Dulski had been married for six months when she enrolled in my introductory economics course in 1997, which may explain the topic she chose for one of her two economic naturalist papers: “Why,” she asked, “do brides … Continue reading

  • March 23, 2009  

    With the national foreclosure rate still climbing, some chose to live in foreclosed homes while others have been the victims of “rent skimmers,” people who pretend to own a foreclosed property and scam tenants out of thousands of dollars in security deposits and fees. Special Correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports from Los Angeles. Continue reading