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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Credit: Photo by Brittany Greeson/Getty Images)

AOC: Rent strikers have no choice

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — progressives’ rock star from New York — threw her support behind rent strikers Monday. In a virtual town hall hosted by New York tenant coalition Housing Justice for All, Ocasio-Cortez...

AOC: Rent strikers have no choice
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Credit: (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Congress fixed tax code “retail glitch” and gave real estate a tax windfall

Real estate owners can thank a fix to the “retail glitch” — rectified in the $2 trillion economic bailout...

Congress fixed tax code “retail glitch” and gave real estate a tax windfall
Representative Kevin McCarthy and US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi show the $2 trillion stimulus bill (Credit: ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

House passes $2 trillion stimulus package

UPDATED, 3:46 p.m., March 27: After a brief procedural hiccup, Congress’ $2 trillion economic stimulus package is on its way to the desk of President Trump. U.S. Representatives raced back to Washington on Friday...

House passes $2 trillion stimulus package
Terrorism insurance program thrown into uncertainty

Terrorism insurance program thrown into uncertainty

The renewal of a federal program that provides a backstop for property insurers in the event of a terror...

Terrorism insurance program thrown into uncertainty
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What’s at stake for homeowners in Congress’ lame duck session

Though the news spotlight has been on the presidential debates and the November 6 elections, a more pressing personal...

What’s at stake for homeowners in Congress’ lame duck session
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In address, Obama urges Congress to pass new housing legislation

The U.S. housing market is “healing,” but more action is needed before it can be given a clean bill...

In address, Obama urges Congress to pass new housing legislation
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Congress weighs mortgage relief extension

Here’s some encouraging news for financially stressed homeowners across the country: The Senate Finance Committee approved a bipartisan bill before heading home for summer recess that would extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act...

Congress weighs mortgage relief extension
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Home write-offs: an endangered species?

If you take mortgage interest tax deductions, the next 100 days could have significant financial implications for you, thanks to Congress’ new federal debt ceiling plan. Though the compromise legislation itself involved no new...

Home write-offs: an endangered species?
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Turning green over homeowner tax credits

Can the Internal Revenue Service handle tax credit programs that pump out billions of dollars to homeowners and buyers? A new federal investigation on home energy tax credits suggests the answer may be: not...

Turning green over homeowner tax credits
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