Housing

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Have Americans Given Up On McMansions?

Home sizes have been increasing in the U.S. for decades, but that trend looks to be changing.

Courtesy: Ohkay Owingeh Housing Authority

A Native American Public Housing Project Returns to its Roots

A new plan in New Mexico incorporates traditional forms into its design.

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Preparing San Francisco for the Next Big One

Report calls for retrofitting buildings to allow people to stay in the city after a major earthquake.

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Number of the Day: 500 Million

As India urbanizes, more homes will be needed to accommodate the population boom.

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Seoul Ends Failed 'New Towns' Project

Redeveloped neighborhoods boomed then busted.

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Cities Are Ground Zero for the Foreclosure Crisis

States are still struggling with foreclosures, but as new figures show, metro areas bear the brunt.

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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