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Decade After Housing Peaked: Owners Richer, Renters Hurting

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Jun 20
South Carolina (AP) - It's a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble peaked and then burst in a ruinous crash: As real estate has climbed back, homeowners are thriving while renters are struggling.

Agrihoods Take Root: A Housing Trend Rooted in Agriculture

CORPORATE | By Michelle Locke | May 21
Feeding off the continuing interest in eating fresh, local food, developers are ditching golf courses and designing communities around farms, offering residents a taste of the pastoral life - and tasty produce, too.

Rent Control Spreads from Pricey San Francisco to Suburbs

FINANCE | By Jim Har | Apr 6
Charles Edwards is a merry self-described hillbilly from Tennessee who knows much about Victorian-era railroads and not so much about political campaigning.

Landlord: No Trump Supporters Allowed

LEGAL | Mar 22
A landlord in Colorado says he won't allow any Trump supporters to be tenants.

NYC Bets Big on 'Supportive Housing' to Curb Homelessness

FINANCE | By Jennifer Peltz | Dec 14
Facing a stubborn swell in homelessness, New York is embarking on a $2.6 billion plan to create 15,000 "supportive housing" apartments.

More Than Half of U.S. Renters Older Than 40, Study Says

FINANCE | By Joan Boak | Dec 13
The majority of U.S. renters are now older than 40, a fundamental shift over the past decade that reflects the lasting damage of the housing crash and an aging population.

LGBT Refugees Find Housing A Hurdle in SF

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 1
San Francisco's high housing costs are particularly problematic for LGBT refugees resettled to the Bay Area. Most come with little money, few or no local connections, and uncertain job prospects.

HUD Guidance Protects LGBT Seniors

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 19
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Monday announced a positive development for LGBT seniors seeking housing.

SAGE Launches National Housing Initiative for LGBT Elders

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 5
SAGE has launched a comprehensive national initiative to address the LGBT older adult housing crisis, hosting a panel discussion at its national headquarters on February 3 with marriage equality pioneer Edie Windsor.

The Best Real Estate Markets in Florida

HOME | By Mike Halterman | Jan 24
Everyone agrees that this is the perfect time to buy a new home. Interest rates are low and the construction industry, which fizzled during the recession, is now stronger than ever in Florida. Here are ten Florida cities to look at.

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