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Housing and Homelessness

Housing and Homelessness news and analysis from The Nation

  • November 21, 2005

    Buyers’ Remorse

    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.

    Nicholas von Hoffman

  • October 5, 2005

    Pop Goes the Real Estate Bubble

    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.

    Nicholas von Hoffman

  • September 12, 2005

    New Orleans: Raze or Rebuild?

    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.

    Christian Parenti

  • August 9, 2004

    Bush’s House of Cards

    As bad as Bush's economic record is, it would appear far worse if not for the housing bubble.

    Dean Baker


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