housing costs

A new survey finds a median home in Hong Kong costs 19 times the median income.
The idea that you should spend 30 percent of your income on housing has been around for 47 years.
A new Pew report shares the bad news about paying for basic needs.
Tiny homes aren't typical homes, and this yurt is far from ordinary. Imported from Mongolia by SunTime Yurts in Leavenworth
“Remember that San Francisco is suffering through an affordability crisis caused in large part by a massive housing deficit
Rebecca Ross, a communication design lecturer at Central Saint Martins school, helped launch a platform for Britons to speak
A report released this week from the State Comptroller’s office suggests one thing most New Yorkers probably already know.
This affordable housing crisis, DiNapoli says, is caused by rising rents and falling incomes. In the Bronx, 58 percent of
The problems of inequality and urban displacement of working families in New York City is a microcosm of the problems that have transformed cities across the nation.
There are two features of the home mortgage market that thwart all efforts to use the GFE as a shopping tool.
As a result of these two pressures, the share of renters paying more than 30 percent of their income on rent grew 12 percent
Why are Americans by and large moving away from economic opportunity rather than toward it? ... One “push” factor heavily
To achieve these goals, I propose the creation of the NYC Affordable Housing Fund. This fund will be used to help families
Very few civic leaders discuss the root cause of high housing costs. One of the primary reasons housing prices are so high in New York City is because of restrictive zoning that puts an extremely prohibitive limitation on housing supply.
According to some striking data presented in TurboTax's latest infographic, the average American can expect to spend between $200,000 - $500,000 on their child during the first 17 years of their young one's life.
New Yorkers may complain about paying $1,500 a month for a shoebox-sized apartment, but as it turns out, they don't have
Rising housing costs are trapping more families in a state of perpetual low income. On average, "cost-burdened" households
Where do you live and how much do you pay on housing? What percentage of your budget does this represent? Does your housing payment cramp other parts of your life? Or have you intentionally kept it low so that you can afford to spend on other things?