Housing

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The Neighborhoods Where Locals Want to Live

Trulia tracks where in-town buyers search for housing.

Chart of the Day: Africa's Greenest Cities

A side-by-side comparison of 15 major metro areas.

Chart of the Day: A Nation of Renters

The number of homeowners is falling.

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Little Living Is Cheap Living

A man in Boston saves money on housing by living in a mobile home he built.

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Florida Is the Nation's Housing Market

The state shows the depths of the continuing crisis, but also offers some insightful solutions.

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Gender Imbalance of the Day: Women Live Alone More Often Than Men

In America, 56 percent of single households are made up of women.

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Why the Most Environmental Building is the Building We've Already Built

A new report suggests that retrofitting is almost always more energy efficient

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The Most and Least Affordable Housing in America

A new report blames land use restrictions for driving up prices, but there's much more to it than that

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Homeless Killings Amid Affluence Highlight Increasing Violence

Experts see a growing desensitization to the homeless

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A Community Demolished With Just 5 Days Warning

An upgrading effort in Kenya's slum leaves thousands homeless

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Study of the Day: HUD's Housing Legacy

Does moving residents from high-poverty neighborhoods to low-poverty ones work?

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Concert of the Day: A Free Show at the Epicenter of Homelessness in L.A.

Street festival aims to reduce the stigma of Skid Row

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The Problem With Blaming Food Deserts

With less concentrated poverty, food access issues get more complex

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Where Does Crime Go After Public Housing Projects Are Demolished?

Researchers track the diffusion of crime over time to see what happens when dysfunctional housing projects are at last replaced

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Rent of the Day: $375

The yearly cost of living in a tent city in Port-au-Prince

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How Gay Populations Influence Housing Prices

A new study finds that whether home values go up or down as same-sex households increase depends on a neighborhood's political slant

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Fixing the Rust Belt by Shrinking It

New studies suggest that we can revitalize the Rust Belt by increasing core density

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Map of the Day: Florida’s Ongoing Mortgage Problem

High rates of foreclosure plague the state’s metros, but there are some reasons for hope

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Life in an African Slum

A photographer challenges typical Western portrayals of Africa, asking: "who do these photos serve?"