Rural residents can’t afford to move to the city, study finds



Rural Americans are increasingly staying put. The finding was the highlight of a University of Chicago study that found the overall mobility of the U.S. population has fallen to its lowest level, and by almost half since its peak in 1985.

Study: Most Americans have housing affordability concerns



The housing crisis that took hold over eight years ago hasn’t ended, at least according to the vast majority of respondents in the MacArthur Foundation’s 2016 How Housing Matters survey.

American Cities: Safe or Unsafe, and Are We More Than a List?



The Congressional Quarterly (CQ) has announced the safest and most dangerous cities in America in which to live. According to the latest FBI figures from their Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) 2011 data, released Fall 2012. According to the data (PDF) El Paso, Texas is the safest big town, and Detroit tops the list of “least” safe places to live. But there’s more to this story than a simple list of good and bad cities. These are, after all, American cities. Please read until the end.

Many Americans Still Believe They May Find Dream Homes



As the housing market in the U.S. maintains its abysmal status, one might think that Americans would have a negative view of their future home-buying prospects. A new survey, however, has revealed that 55 percent of Americans still believe that they may eventually live in their dream homes. The survey, conducted by Yahoo Real Estate, […]

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