For homeless people, a place to live is life changing to a degree that almost no other intervention can provide. Gregory Sanchez outside the Hotel…View More One Way to Get People Off the Streets: Buy Hotels
Many homeowners are paying a total of billions of dollars extra because of inequities in assessing property values. Credit…Illustration by Nicholas Konrad/The New York Times…View More Opinion | How Lower-Income Americans Get Cheated on Property Taxes
Recent Sale $3.2 MILLION 2383 Washington Avenue (between East 186th and East 187th Streets) The Bronx Built in 1911, this five-story, 23,365-square-foot building in the…View More Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Many Americans imagine that the homeless are mostly people who made bad choices. They imagine the homeless are mostly single men. They imagine the government…View More Opinion | How Many Americans Are Homeless? No One Knows
For several months, Gregory Heller, an official with a Philadelphia nonprofit group, has grappled with an unusual problem. He had $60 million in rental aid…View More Use It or Lose It: Tenant Aid Effort Nears a Federal Cutoff
Recent Sale $2.775 MILLION 419 West 144th Street (between Convent Avenue and Hamilton Terrace) Manhattan This five-story, 5,890-square-foot building in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood was…View More Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Many Americans will have heard stories about people fearful of the pandemic fleeing from crowded cities and driving up home prices in the rest of…View More Opinion | The Economy Is Down. Why Are Home Prices Up?
For Al Figueiredo, the scenic drive down highway 116 to Crystal Beach was enough to convince him to leave Toronto. The school teacher who splits…View More Canadians opt for longer commutes as home prices grow in suburbs
“I can’t do it anymore,” he said, before doing chores and walking out on our marriage. Wait a minute, I thought, who takes out the…View More Opinion | My Husband Wasn’t My Savior. I Am.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited plan to end federal control of two mortgage giants that had been bailed out by…View More Trump Moves to Send Mortgage Giants Back to Private Sector
Within a few days of beginning her apartment hunt this summer, Natalie Miscolta-Cameron got lucky: She found a one-bedroom walk-up she could afford on East…View More $500 to Apply for an Apartment? So Much for the $20 Cap.
The housing plans released by the Democratic presidential candidates Cory Booker, Julián Castro and Elizabeth Warren rightly recognize that only bold federal intervention can fix…View More Opinion | The Golden Girls Would Violate Zoning Laws
WASHINGTON — The Wharf is a gleaming, $2.5 billion development that has transformed a long-stagnant waterfront into a major destination in the nation’s capital. Along…View More Affordable-Housing Math: It’s Complicated
BERLIN — Is this city, the former capital of communist East Germany, returning to socialism, this time in both parts of the once divided city?…View More Opinion | In Berlin, Socialism Is Suddenly Hot Again