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How Congress’s tax plans could kill a million affordable homes in a decade

Posted by   /  December 7, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Early on Saturday morning, the Senate passed a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul by a razor-thin margin. Draft pages of the tax bill were still being added to the legislation even as senators were debating taking the weekend to read the bill. Looking at the Senate bill in the bright light of day, it’s hard to […]

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The number of rent-burdened U.S. households is falling as populations shift

Posted by   /  October 11, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Recent affordability gains for renters may be masked by an increase of wealthier, highly educated apartment-dwellers, says NYU report By Patrick Sisson | Curbed Good news in the nation’s battle for housing affordability—a decrease in the percentage of U.S. renters considered rent-burdened, defined as spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing—may in part […]

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