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The Impact of Amazon’s HQ2

The hottest question in business for the past six months has been, “Where will Amazon build its second headquarters?” With many cities still in the mix, it's still anyone's guess ... but Zillow thinks it has it figured out. A new ...

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How Could Import Tariffs Affect Housing?

President Trump caught many by surprise last week by announcing planned tariffs on steel and aluminum, jostling the markets and prompting analysts to weigh in on the prospects of a trade war. But how would the proposed tariffs affect the ...

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California Bill Would Allow More Housing Near Transit Stops

Like many parts of the country, California is facing a crisis of housing availability and affordability. According to the California Department of Housing and Community Development, 97.6 percent of California cities failed to meet their affordable housing goals in 2017. ...

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Hispanic Homeownership Increased in 2017

Homeownership in the Hispanic population increased for the third consecutive year according to a joint report by The Hispanic Wealth Project, and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP). The report analyzes Hispanic labor force participation rate, household ...

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Wallison: Treasury Department Wrong on Regulation Approach

Former White House Counsel and Senior Fellow in Financial Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute Peter J. Wallison put in an appearance Thursday on CNBC’s The Santelli Exchange, where he criticized the U.S. Treasury Department’s recent approach to regulation ...

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GSE Reform Impact on Communities

For 2018-2020, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have set a goal of 24 percent for the amount of mortgages they must purchase from low-income borrowers, defined as those earning less than 80 percent of the median income for a given ...

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How Cryptocurrency Can Help Fund Affordable Housing

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Communities across the nation are struggling to provide enough affordable housing for their residents, high home prices and low inventory ensuring strongly competitive markets in many corners of the U.S. According to the California Department of Housing and Community Development ...

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Nearly All California Cities Failed to Hit Housing Goals

Communities across the nation are struggling with housing shortages, with those problems amplified by home prices that continue to increase and a specific shortage of affordable housing keeping many potential homeowners stuck renting. California is certainly not immune to the ...

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