As a horrified nation sees millions evicted, community organizations--and at least one lawmaker--advise them to hold their ground.
With Americans facing foreclosures and banks using bailout money to pay themselves, community organizing has proved to be the best defense for homeowners.
A tenant protest compels Cook County's Tom Dart to suspend foreclosure evictions.
Patrick Markee and Lizzie Ratner report from a New York intake clinic for homeless families in the Bronx.
With homeless rates at record highs, America needs a bold new housing policy.
Manhattan's El Barrio is facing an uphill battle against a private equity firm attempting to displace low-income residents in a struggle which reflects a growing crisis.
The blowback of housing deflation on our overleveraged financial markets has seriously constricted the flow of credit--the lifeblood of the world's largest debtor economy.
Home equity--for those lucky enough to own a house or condo--is a
primary source of economic security. But unsold inventory, rising
interest rates and record levels of mortgage defaults are making the
future look grim.
Stocks crash and housing prices tend to go down with a whisper. But a disturbing number of signs now point to a sudden burst of the real estate bubble.
Despite persistent calls from the right to raze the
ruined city, gritty storm survivors from New Orleans to Gulfport and
Houston begin to put their lives together again.