Housing Market

Where the U.S. Middle Class Can Still Afford to Buy a House

Hint: It's a lot easier in Cleveland than it is in San Francisco.

Household Debt in Canada Is High, But Canadians Still Pay Their Mortgages

It's because unlike in the U.S., borrowers can't just walk away.

How Housing Is Making America's Wealth Divide Worse

Home value is disproportionately concentrated in just a handful of U.S. cities and towns.

White Flight's Surprising 'Silver Lining'

The historic exodus of whites from American cities helped boost black homeownership nationwide.

Think the Shutdown Doesn't Affect You? Try Applying For a Mortgage

Why the legacy of the housing crisis is making the government shutdown even more disruptive.

Where Even the Middle Class Can't Afford to Live Any More

Some startling math from the country's most expensive cities.

Mapping Brooklyn's Spiky Gentrification

Property values have soared in some neighborhoods. But other parts of the borough have been largely excluded from the boom.

Young Adults Are Finally Leaving Their Parents' Houses

After a Great Recession slump, the number of new households is ticking up.

Chart of the Day: Which Foreigners Are Buying Houses in America

Canadians make up the largest share.

Where Housing Is Making a Comeback

There are signs that the U.S. housing market is finally bouncing off its bottom.

For Developers, Apartments Still a Safe Bet

After a boom, demand for multi-family housing will settle, according to forecast.

What U.S. Population Trends From the 2000s Tell Us About the Future

The metro areas that saw the greatest slowdown in the previous decades were the ones that saw the biggest booms in the 1990s.

Map of the Day: When to Sell Your House

U.S. housing prices peak at different times based on their geography.

Why Miami's Real Estate is Booming Again

Miami's real estate prices have plummeted from their peak, but remain nearly 38 percent above their 2000 levels.

Mapping Housing Misery

A look at which states' housing markets have performed the worst.

The Booming, Busting Geography of College Enrollment

As home values fluctuate, so too does a family's ability to borrow money to pay for school