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Agrihoods Take Root

By Michelle Locke | May 18
Feeding off the continuing interest in eating fresh, local food, developers are ditching golf courses and designing communities around farms, offering residents a taste of the pastoral life - and tasty produce, too.

Realtor Product Placement on 'Modern Family' Takes Ads to New Level

By David Bauer | May 6
If Phil Dunphy's insistence that he's a Realtor and not a real estate agent on "Modern Family" this week seemed a little odd, be aware that ABC was paid to make that distinction.

Thinking Inside the Box: Shipping Container Homes

By Terry Tang | Apr 29
A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box. The structures usually used to transport cargo have been transformed into eight apartments.

Freeway Views Are Hot: Homeowners Cozy Up to Urban Eyesores

By Alex Viega | Apr 24
In places like Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, where available land has long been scarce, developers are finding they can develop almost anywhere close to the city and find buyers.

Missing Ingredient for Millennials: Down Payment Savings

By Josh Boak | Apr 22
Short of savings and burdened by debt, America's millennials are struggling to afford their first homes in the face of sharply higher prices in many of the most desirable cities.

In Homelessness Crisis, Hawaii Eyes Thatched 'Hale' Homes

By Cathy Bussewitz | Apr 14
Lawmakers and community members are pushing to revive the Hawaiian tradition of living in hale (pronounced hah-lay), thatched homes made from local trees and plants as a way to provide more affordable housing.

Cole Porter's Birthplace Needs a Facelift

Apr 11
Efforts are underway in the northern Indiana city of Peru to spruce up the two-story wooden house where composer Cole Porter was born.

Summit Focuses on Tiny Home Designs to Combat Homelessness

Apr 1
Experts from six cities will be in Chicago April 18-19, 2016 for a Tiny Home Summit to address the housing crisis in Chicago, particularly focused on new, creative solutions for youth experiencing homelessness.

U.S Home Rental Cost Growth is Slowing

By Josh Boak and Jennifer Kay | Mar 24
U.S. renters saw their monthly leases rise at a significantly slower pace in February, a sign that new construction may be starting to limit housing costs for apartment dwellers.

The Young and the Nestless

By Susan Haigh | Mar 11
Realizing that millennials are burdened with debt, a difficult job market, and weak wage growth, some states are looking to keep educated young professionals within their borders for years to come by helping out with housing costs.

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