Affordable Housing News

Our news roundups keep you informed on the latest developments in affordable housing. We report on trends from around the world. Plus, we provide commentary and insights to help you make better decisions for yourself and your family.

Minneapolis, MN: A step forward, a step back?

Find out how housing choices in Minneapolis might change with new zoning regulations and changes to rental policies. Read More


Bernie Sanders Talks Affordable Housing and a $2.5 Trillion Price Tag

It’s a lot of money, but who will pay for it and what will it achieve? Bernie reveals a few details… Read More


Construction Blues: Housing Supply Delayed or Decreased Due to Misuse of Environmental Regulations

Housing made more UN-affordable by misuse of enivronmental regulations Read More


A renovated zombie property might be a good option for some folks looking to find an affordable home. Would You Live in a “Zombie Property?” These Might Tempt You…

With low prices and modern amenities, renovated “zombies” are becoming a favorite among bargain house hunters. Read More


Experts worry we could see a resurgence of zombie foreclosures if the housing market collapses. How Zombie Foreclosures Haunt Homeowners

The number of zombie foreclosures reached an all-time high during the Great Recession. Could they make a comeback if the latest housing bubble pops? Read More


Yellow caution tape represents the need to be careful when selecting a home sharing agency. Warning: Be Careful Which Home Sharing Agency You Choose

Not all home sharing agencies are alike. The customers of this San Francisco company found out the hard way. Read More


What causes homelessness in Seattle? Homelessness in Seattle Caused by Drugs? Well, maybe not…

Homelessness in Seattle caused by drugs? Or is housing just too damned expensive? Read More


Rent control in Oregon is now the law of the land. But will tenants really benefit? Rent Control in Oregon Signed into Law—Will Renters Benefit?

For some, rent control in Oregon seems like a good idea. But is it really? Will renters benefit and if so, for how long? Read More


Irish Home Share Reality Show Gives Young People Chance to Live Rent Free

Scoring a rent-free home could be a cause for celebration for young people participating in Ireland’s new TV show. There’s just one catch… Read More


Microsoft Affordable Housing News Roundup: Microsoft Antes Up a Half Billion Dollars for Affordable Housing

A lot has gone on in the world of affordable housing recently. First, we talk about Microsoft’s half a billion dollar investment. Then we report … Read More