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Historic racial fault lines in Chicago also persist in its capital markets.
The current demand for houses is largely driven by families seeking to purchase homes.
Industry segmentation is one of the biggest barriers to innovation in homebuilding.
As more Americans near retirement, they’re grappling with where they should live as they grow older.
Local governments and organizations are forming coalitions to encourage census responses in 2020.
The FHA's Home Equity Conversation Mortgage program helps seniors tap into their housing wealth to help pay for living expenses.
What if providing housing could prevent out-of-home placements to foster care?
Many 2020 presidential candidates have introduced legislation to tackle the affordable housing crisis.
When Urban was founded, tensions from centuries of racial injustice and division had reached a boiling point.
A new report provides evidence of “chilling effects” on immigrant families’ participation in safety net programs.

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