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America’s next housing crisis

Go deeperCDC to issue order temporarily halting some evictions for public health reasonsEviction protesters. Photo: Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty ImagesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to issue an order temporarily halting residential evictions until Dec. 31 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the White House announced on Tuesday.Why it matters:…

Housing expulsion moratorium expires in Pennsylvania

NBC’s Maura Barrett reports from Philadelphia on what’s at stake for both renters and landlords as the housing eviction moratorium expires in Pennsylvania.Aug. 31, 2020

UK real estate boom gathers rate, but fears of a bust grow too: RICS

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Property sale signs are seen outside of a group of newly built houses in west London LONDON (Reuters) - The rebound in Britain's housing market gathered more pace in July with a measure of property prices turning positive for the first time since the coronavirus crisis engulfed the country, a survey…

How to change United States real estate to hit Paris Arrangement goals

In da house — Smaller housing, denser neighborhoods, and heat pumps are key. John Timmer - Jul 24, 2020 2:50 pm UTC So far, the focus on cutting the US's carbon emissions has fallen on two obvious targets: electrical production and transportation. But to engage in the sort of deep decarbonization we'll need to address…

Will the 2020 Housing Market Be Plagued by Buyer’s Remorse?

U.S. consumers expect home prices will continue to rise throughout the next year. That forecast reflects conditions in the housing market today, but we asked two industry experts about where prices will go next. Will house-hunters be thankful they made a purchase now, or will they be left with buyer’s remorse? As the U.S. housing…

Housing conditions impact cardiovascular health risks

DALLAS, July 15, 2020 -- People who are homeless may experience 60-70% higher rates of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, compared to the general population, according to a study cited in "The Importance of Housing and Cardiovascular Health and Well-Being," a new Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association published…

Housing Regulator Takes Action to Reduce Crunch at Mortgage-Finance Companies

WASHINGTON—The federal agency that oversees the bulk of the U.S. housing market is stepping in to help cash-starved mortgage firms—but it is exacting a price. The firms, including companies like Quicken Loans Inc. and Freedom Mortgage Corp., have been stuck with mortgages they would typically sell, as borrowers suspend payments amid the economy’s pandemic-driven downturn.…

Housing market chills, layoffs, United States cos. call up infection fight

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus.___________________PAYCHECKS STOP: Companies are in survival mode, which means tens of thousands of people are losing weekly paychecks. Governments are pushing billions…

Coronavirus and real estate: A home mortgage crisis is brewing

The financial crisis of 2008 was caused by homeowners defaulting on their mortgages en mass thanks to risky loan products that were destined to fail. The bonds those mortgages were bundled into collapsed in value as a result, and it brought the entire financial system down with it. With the stock market tanking and unemployment…

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You need Premium to view this Subscribe to Giant Bomb Premium to get access to this and more premium shows, live streams, and podcasts. Get Premium Learn More Jan, Abby, and Ben are back for another round of nostalgia. This time we get down into the science and morals of cloning, dancing in the cafeteria,…

Latasha Harlins’ Death Sustained the 1991 LA Riots. A New Documentary Commemorates Her Life.

Any 1990s news viewer is familiar with the footage of Rodney King being kicked and beaten with batons by four members of the LAPD—it’s been seared into the American consciousness. But that attack wasn’t the only filmed assault that sparked L.A.’s 1992 riots. Just thirteen days after Rodney was beaten, a fifteen-year-old Black girl named…

The Kumiho From Lovecraft County Is Actually Much Scarier in Ancient Mythology

If you haven’t heard—obscure, terrifying monsters from international folktales are in vogue right now. Who could forget 2020’s breakout TV star, The Outsider’s hungry-as-hell creeper, El Cuco? We have A24’s The Green Knight coming up, too, which will most definitely ruin all our Spamalot-esque, rowdy ideas of Arthurian legend. In Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s…

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