Study: One In Four Americans Spending At Least Half Their Pay On RentAverage hourly wages have risen just 2.1 percent in the past year while rental prices have climbed 3.7 percent.
Why Areas With Good Jobs Have Hard-To-Afford HomesIt's the new career trade-off: Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.
Study: Cost of Living in D.C. More Expensive Than New York City, Baltimore More Expensive Than L.A.Living in D.C. is more costly than in New York City, and Baltimore is more expensive than Los Angeles, according to a new study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Supreme Court To Hear Cases Over Employment, Housing BiasThe 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.
Report: D.C. Residents Spend Most in U.S. on Housing, Health CareResidents of the nation's capital spent more money per capita on goods and services over a 16-year period than residents of any of the 50 states.
Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate RecapDue to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February's real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.
Mayor Gray: Growing Population Making Housing Costs ClimbThe growing population in the District is pushing out many long-term residents, making housing in the nation's capital less affordable, according to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in his weekly radio address on All News 99.1.
Housing, Food Costs Top Rising Tuition Prices At Many US CollegesDespite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up.
Freddie Mac Earns $5 Billion In Second-QuarterFreddie Mac earned $5 billion from April through June, the seventh straight profitable quarter for the mortgage giant.
Experts: Housing Rebound Happened Despite Efforts By Federal Gov't To Prop Up MarketPresident Barack Obama's visit to Phoenix on Tuesday shines a spotlight on one of the nation's most rapid housing recoveries, with home prices soaring and bidding wars occurring on a regular basis.
Study: Working Class American Families Spend Half Of Overall Income On RentThe findings of a new study organized by the Center for Housing Policy indicate that American working-class families spend, on average, more than half of their incomes on rent.
Report: D.C., Md. and Va. Rents Among Country's Most ExpensiveD.C., Maryland and Virginia are among the top 10 most expensive places in the United States to afford an apartment, according to a new report released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.