The very places forced to consider last-ditch solutions for underwater homeowners have problems that are too complex to be easily solved.
Tokyo's National Olympic Stadium is being rebuilt and expanded. That means Kohei Jinno, who lives one block away, will have to move. Again.
A major new property-rights decision could "work a revolution in land-use law."
Officials in California and Chicago are throwing their weight behind a proposal that would let homeowners refinance certain loans.
Like every economic bulletin these days, this one comes with a catch.