By Alan Pyke on April 15, 2014
Median rent exceeds what the median worker can afford in 90 separate U.S. cities, according to a new analysis.
By Alan Pyke on April 9, 2014
The housing industry's unaccountable middle men neglect foreclosed homes in communities of color while maintaining those in white neighborhoods.
By Alan Pyke on March 24, 2014
The U.S. spends enough on mortgage tax breaks in a single year to finance a whole decade of universal preschool. What is it getting for the money?
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By Alan Pyke on March 20, 2014
Banks have met their obligations under the National Mortgage Settlement, but few families got the relief they were promised.
By Bryce Covert on March 17, 2014
An audit of the Department of Justice's efforts to go after Wall Street for mortgage fraud turns up lots of disappointments.
By Alan Pyke on March 13, 2014
A Wells Fargo instructional manual allegedly showed staff how to falsify documents and create missing ones that the bank needed for foreclosures.
By Alan Pyke on February 27, 2014
Housing discrimination advocates filed a complaint against a fourth major bank for failing to maintain foreclosed homes in non-white neighborhoods.
By Bryce Covert on February 26, 2014
Rental assistance suffered deep cuts from sequestration, which have only partially been restored.
By Sy Mukherjee on February 24, 2014
Nevada doesn't have enough mental health funding to release people who shouldn't be serving time in prison.
By Alan Pyke on February 20, 2014
Wall Street's entry into being America's landlord is set to explode over the coming years. That's great for banks, but probably terrible for their tenants.