Seattle earthquake damage is seen in 2001.
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Even though Canadians and Americans living in the Pacific Northwest share the same earthquake risk, far more Canadians than American homeowners buy earthquake insurance. Why?
Rent strikers from Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood and fellow protesters gather outside Social Justices Tribunal Ontario in February, 2018. The group refused to pay rent after the landlord applied for an increase in rents.
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It’s time to reset Canada’s housing policies to make cities more affordable and more socially just places to live.
Millennials are less likely to own a home than previous generations were at the same age.
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As millennials flock to certain parts of the US, home prices in those areas are surging.
A new study in Glasgow suggests latent anti-Pakistani sentiment may affect the house-moving decisions of white British homeowners.
Housing policy needs to prioritise housing’s function as a home, rather than an asset.
High tides, whipped in by Hurricane Hazel in 1954, shattered boats and buildings in Swansboro, N.C.
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As Hurricane Florence is expected to pound the Carolinas with significant flooding, an insurance expert explains how the program designed to help the millions affected recover.
Most garages can double as EV charging stations.
As EVs make more inroads, giving tenants somewhere to plug in their cars could become a selling point.
Middle-class homeowners need credits, not deductions.
Rather than tinkering with the deduction, Republicans should get rid of it altogether and replace it with something that would actually help more Americans afford a home.
Years from now, she’ll probably be ready to part with her photo assistant.
Most Americans cling to things with sentimental value that we no longer need. Taking pictures of these possessions may make it easier to give them away.
The U.S. could do with a shot in the arm too.
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Although the Fed delayed raising rates this month, it has signaled it intends to wean the U.S. economy off its unprecedented monetary stimulus. Now the question is whether Congress will take the handoff.
Whose money pile is growing was a key issue in 2015.
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Our scholars delivered a steady supply of research and analysis on what was a busy year in business and economics.
A budget without bite for tackling a shortfall of homes.
The budget contained some major housing reforms, but the chancellor had no answer to the sector’s number-one problem.