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In Denmark, mortgage rates are negative 0.5 percent, and rates on sovereign debt are negative in many other European countries.
The affordable housing crisis is a national problem, but the root causes and solutions are tied to local action.
A recent Vice article featured a low-income homeowner who's facing jail time because she couldn't afford home repairs.
Rent control’s revival has reinvigorated a polarized debate on its efficacy.
Venture capital in real estate technology skyrocketed from $20 million in 2008 to $3.4 billion in 2017.
Should the FHA tighten credit to lower the average debt-to-income ratio for its insured loans?
Last year, investors purchased one-fifth of all single-family starter homes on the market, double the number they bought 20 years ago.
Where are rents increasing fastest? And what effects do policies have on local rental markets?
The household-owned value of the housing market is now higher than the pre-crisis peak of $22.68 trillion in 2006.
A HUD proposal would make it easier for businesses and policymakers to escape liability when using algorithms to make housing decisions.

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