The pandemic has accelerated a change in housing in the U.S. that began well before the spread of COVID-19. Millennials, adults between the ages of 24 and 39, continue to move back home with their parents in significant numbers. For…
Arkansas is the only state in the country that allows landlords to file criminal — rather than civil — charges against tenants after they fall behind on rent. Based on a law dating back to 1901, if tenants’ rent is…
By Maya Miller, Ellis Simani, ProPublica
The organizations said that during a two-year investigation they documented the effect of Redfin's "minimum price policy," which requires homes to be listed for certain prices to reap the benefits of Redfin's services.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
New Yorkers anxious after weathering the worst of the coronavirus pandemic are fueling a boom in home sales and rentals around the picturesque towns and wooded hills to the north.
By Associated Press
By William Brangham
During this coronavirus pandemic, we hear repeatedly from public health officials to stay at home. But many Americans don’t have stable housing -- and now, a growing number of people are being forced out of where they live because they…
There are 44 million households that are renting in the U.S., but even before the massive economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic many were already stretching their budgets to afford housing. But what will happen to them now? Hari…
By Joshua Barajas
An art installation by the London-based Mexican artist reflects the way we’re all shaped by our aspirations, and whether we have the keys or not.
By William Brangham, Mike Fritz
Millions of Americans are forced from their homes every year. Evictions are usually considered in economic terms -- an outcome of housing supply and income levels -- but what about their physical and emotional impact? Research increasingly shows housing insecurity…
By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman
To help address a housing shortage, Minneapolis became the first large American city to end single-family zoning, the rules that restrict certain neighborhoods to single-family homes. Now, buildings with up to three units can be built on any residential lot.
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