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Assemblyman David Chiu and Gov. Gavin Newsom (Credit: Wikipedia and iStock)

California passes landmark rent control law

California has become the third state in the nation to pass rent control legislation. On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law the sweeping measure, which aims to strike at the heart of...

California passes landmark rent control law
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More residents of the Keys compensate for high-priced housing with smaller rental spaces

Higher housing costs in the Florida Keys are pushing people into smaller living spaces. For example, Dotti Clifford, a...

More residents of the Keys compensate for high-priced housing with smaller rental spaces
This hedge fund is making billions off distressed borrowers

This hedge fund is making billions off distressed borrowers

Just before the 2008 financial crisis, Fir Tree predicted that homeowners would keep making mortgage payments even as the...

This hedge fund is making billions off distressed borrowers
Could tiny homes solve the housing crisis?

Could tiny homes solve the housing crisis?

From TRD New York: With construction and land costs increasing in cities across the country, some companies are turning to tiny houses to help combat these issues. There were 10,000 tiny homes in the...

Could tiny homes solve the housing crisis?
The “new housing crisis” is already slowly being solved

The “new housing crisis” is already slowly being solved

  From the New York site: The US housing market looks very different from its shape in 2008. It reached...

The “new housing crisis” is already slowly being solved
The next housing crisis is here

The next housing crisis is here

The next housing crisis is here. And this time the crisis is all about one thing: supply. Following the mid-aughts housing bubble that saw homeowners across the country get themselves upside down in homes and...

The next housing crisis is here
Single women may get back in the housing game

Single women may get back in the housing game

From the New York website: All the single ladies buying a house, put your hands up. According to a...

Single women may get back in the housing game
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Another housing bubble is forming: OPINION

From the New York site: The U.S. housing bubble is forming again, as evidenced by the fact that home prices are rising faster than rental costs, Peter Wallison, senior fellow at the American Enterprise...

Another housing bubble is forming: OPINION
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Shiller urges new approach to housing crisis

Robert Shiller Policy makers need to be more “inspirational” when designing solutions to the housing market crisis, according to...

Shiller urges new approach to housing crisis
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In climate of good news, some argue housing crisis will continue

The shortage of good news in the housing market seems to have faded — Toll Brothers, K. Hovnanian and...

In climate of good news, some argue housing crisis will continue
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