Jan 21, 2017 - The Department of Housing and Urban Development has suspended the reduction of annual mortgage insurance premiums that was supposed to go into effect January 27.
Jun 08, 2017 - There is nowhere in this country where someone working a full-time minimum wage job could afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment, according to an annual report released Thursday documenting the gap between wages and the cost of rental housing. Downsizing to a one-bedroom will only get you so far on minimum wage. Such housing is […]
Jun 04, 2017 -
I was walking the dog last week in a South Pasadena park when I glanced at a man and woman having breakfast at a picnic table.
I’d seen them before; this time I said hello.
Margaret and her son Chris told me they live in their car.
“We’re lucky,” said Margaret, who asked that I not use her last...
May 31, 2017 - The initial construction of the massive airplane Paul Allen has been quietly building in the California desert is complete, and the vehicle, which would be the world’s largest airplane with a wingspan wider than Howard Hughes’s Spruce Goose, was wheeled out of its hangar for the first time on Wednesday. Called Stratolaunch, the plane has […]
May 29, 2017 - Risking the planet to keep a lie alive.
Jun 29, 2018 - That's according to the latest Annual Time Use Survey, which tracks how Americans spend their days.
Feb 22, 2016 - Bank of America introduced a new mortgage product that only requires eligible borrowers to make a 3% down payment.
Mar 05, 2018 -
Hollywood’s biggest night that celebrates the best in movies over the past year is becoming a smaller attraction for TV viewers.
The audience for ABC’s Sunday annual telecast of the Oscars declined for a fourth consecutive year, according to Nielsen data, dropping to an all-time low of 26.5 million...
Jul 06, 2017 - Despite the lawsuits, media spotlight and conventional wisdom, affordable housing developments built in poor, heavily black communities can lead to greater racial and income integration, according to new research by Stanford economists. Such housing, funded by federal tax credits, also raises property values and lowers crime in surrounding neighborhoods as higher-income white residents move in, the […]
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