Tax Overhaul Is a Blow to Affordable Housing Efforts

By lowering rates, the law reduces the value of tax credits that have been crucial to rental projects nationwide, with the effect being felt already.

The Great American Single-Family Home Problem

Building more housing, more densely, could help address a widespread economic challenge. A fight over one lot in Berkeley, Calif., shows how tough that could be.

Simplifying Shelter: Why Falling Home Prices Could Be a Good Thing

Simplifying Shelter By CONOR DOUGHERTY February 10, 2017 Suppose there were a way to pump up the economy, reduce inequality and put an end to destructive housing bubbles like the one that contributed to the Great Recession. The idea would be simple, but not...

Parent Trap: A Secret of Many Urban 20-Somethings: Their Parents Help With the Rent

Parent Trap By QUOCTRUNG BUI February 9, 2017 Almost half of people in their early 20s have a secret, one they don’t usually share even with friends: Their parents help them pay the rent. Moving into adulthood has never been easy, but America’s...

Parent Trap: A Secret of Many Urban 20-Somethings: Their Parents Help With the Rent

Parent Trap By QUOCTRUNG BUI February 9, 2017 Almost half of people in their early 20s have a secret, one they don’t usually share even with friends: Their parents help them pay the rent. Moving into adulthood has never been easy, but America’s...

Why the Defense Dept. Is Looking to Lease Space in Trump Tower

The search for space follows a tradition of finding a place close to the commander in chief for his top military aides, including the ones who carry the nuclear codes.