May 17, 2022

LA County Supervisor District 3 Candidates Debate Greenhouse Emissions, Water Shortage, Housing

LOS ANGELES—Candidates vying for a seat on Los Angeles County’s Board of Supervisors debated key environmental policy issues as the primary elections for county supervisors draw closer. On March 24, candidates for LA County Supervisor District 3—which spans from the Westlake Village to the San Fernando Valley to West Hollywood—participated in a debate hosted by…

Afghans resettling in US struggle to find affordable housing

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! After fleeing her home in now-Taliban controlled Afghanistan, Mozhgan Entazari did everything she could to find a new one for her family in the sunny, palm tree-lined communities of Southern California. The 34-year-old mother of two scoured options on Zillow with her husband, while the family lived […]

US Housing Market Grows $6.9 Trillion in 2021, Biggest Annual Gain in History

A fresh datapoint has emerged showing just how red-hot America’s housing market has been as the pandemic’s work-from-home revolution sent people on a buying spree that collided with slim supply to send the value of the U.S. housing stock soaring. The total value of homes in the United States surged by $6.9 trillion in 2021…

War on Single Family Homes Continues in San Francisco as Advocacy Group Sues to Demand Multi-Unit Housing

Though the majority of people aspire to having a single family home in a safe and pleasant suburban neighborhood, activists are taking legal action to force density by inserting multi-unit housing in San Francisco, California. The legal arm of a group favoring housing density filed suit claiming city officials violated laws by halting the construction of…

California City Giving Blacks Housing for ‘Theft’ of Homes to Build Highways

The California city of Santa Monica is offering housing to black families that had homes in the path of the newly constructed Interstate 1src and other urban renewal projects built in the 195srcs. Beginning in January, those former residents and their descendants will get “priority access to apartments with below-market rents in the hopes that…

Chinese Developer Misses Payment Amid Deepening Housing Market Woes

A midsize Chinese property developer’s failure to make over $300 million in payments to lenders is deepening fears of turmoil in the real estate sector in the world’s second-largest economy, where the country’s top-selling developer is teetering the edge of collapse. Fantasia Holdings Group, a Shenzhen-based developer…

Housing Starts Unexpectedly Plunged in September

Homebuilding in the U.S. slowed down considerably in the final weeks of the summer, data from the Census Bureau showed Tuesday. Housing starts in September came in at an annual rate of 1.555 million, below the 1.61 million forecast. The starts figures for July and August were also revised down, suggesting that the home construction…

Blue States Ask American Taxpayers to Subsidize Housing for Poor Afghans

Some blue states are mulling plans to ask American taxpayers to subsidize housing for newly arrived Afghans brought to the United States by President Joe Biden’s administration as they struggle to afford housing costs in particular cities. The Biden administration is hoping to bring 95,000 Afghans to the U.S. over the next 12 months. Already,…

D.C. Council Hopes to Redistribute Wealth to Increase Pay for Child Care Workers, Provide ‘Basic Monthly Income,’ Housing Vouchers

Despite the fact that the District of Columbia received $2.5 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds, the majority of the city council advanced on Tuesday the Homes and Hearts Amendment Act, which would increase the marginal tax rate for residents who earn $250,000 or more. The plan would redistribute the wealth of successful D.C. residents…

Housing Starts Crash as Rising Costs Crimp Construction

Construction of new homes in the U.S. slowed by much more than expected in April as homebuilders held back on projects because prices of materials and labor have been rising rapidly. Private homes were started at a seasonally adjusted, annualized rate of 1.569, a 9.5 percent decline from March, Commerce Department showed Tuesday. Economists had…

L.A. Fire Dept. Battles Blaze Using Lot Considered for Temporary Homeless Housing

The Los Angeles Fire Department is using the Will Rogers State Beach parking lot as a staging area as it battles a wildfire above the Pacific Palisades neighborhood — the same lot L.A. City Council member Mike Bonin wants to use for homeless shelters. As Breitbart News has reported, Bonin has proposed building temporary homeless…

Fugitives Get To Rape, Rob And Reside In Public Housing

  Federal law bans fugitives from living in taxpayer-funded public housing, and federal officials have no idea how many criminals are doing it anyway. An estimated 1,300 felony fugitives were found living in federally funded homes in just one region of the country in 2012. Local public housing authorities refused to evict them, according to […]

UNREAL: Illegal Immigrants Sue After Landlord Demands Documentation For Housing

Four Latino families filed papers to sue their Virginia landlord Monday after he threatened eviction due to illegal family members living on the premises. The civil rights lawsuit filed by families living in Waples Mobile Home Park in Fairfax County, Va., claims it is discriminatory to require a social security number for residency. The landlords at […]

Americans Spend More on Taxes Than Food, Clothing, Housing Combined

This year Americans will collectively give more money to the government in taxes than they will spend on on food, clothing, and housing combined, a new report from the Tax Foundation reveals. The report shows 31 percent of the nation’s income will go to taxes — $3.3 trillion in federal taxes and $1.6 trillion in state […]

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