Realtor.com® Names the Top 10 Most Affordable Towns with the Best Elementary Schools



Realtor.com®, a leading provider of online real estate services operated by News Corp [Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA] subsidiary Move, Inc., today released its ranking of the 10 most affordable housing markets with top elementary schools.

Mobility Lab Outlines Ways to Provide Tenants with Better Transportation Options



Mobility Lab has found that providing better transportation options to tenants isn’t being capitalized as much as it should by property managers and real estate developers. It finds this particularly surprising,

Facebook drops $20M to create affordable housing in Palo Alto



In a climate where many displaced residents point their blame at the techies, Facebook has decided to invest $20 million in what it calls “A partnership to strengthen our local community.”

The Market Needs More New Affordable Homes



Across much of the country, home prices keep jumping and price wars are happening. Most people would think that would be a major incentive for new home construction. However, new construction is decreasing according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Across the country, the number of newly built homes fell to only 72,600 in April. […]

Senator Graham tackles affordable housing issue



Presidential candidate Lindsey Graham has iterated his belief that the United States is facing a huge potential crisis when it comes to housing for the elderly.

Nonprofit launches GROWTH to expand affordable housing



The National Community Reinvestment Coalition, a nonprofit affordable housing organization, announced a new program to help more low- and moderate-income families achieve home ownership.

Study: Americans worry about affordable housing



Though the majority of Americans believe local, state, and federal governments are taking the issue of housing affordability seriously, they still remain pessimistic about the future.

Why The Government Must Stop Making Housing “Affordable”



Yes, you heard that right. We don’t need any affordable housing if it’s up to the US government to provide it.

With DeMarco out the Way at FHFA, it’s Back to Business as Usual



Whether these policies are “misguided” or “guided by a higher power” ( i.e. wall street bankers), it is clear that the Obama Administration has no intentions of correcting any of the problems that led to the 2008 housing crisis.

New York Launches ‘Ambitous’ Affordable Housing Scheme



New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $41 billion plan on Monday that sets out to build 80,000 affordable housing units and preserve 120,000 more, providing enough housing for more than half a million New Yorkers.

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