A federal lawsuit, filed by the nonprofit Housing Opportunities Made Equal and now settled, also alleged the landlord sought to screen out prospective tenants with disabilities.
In a busy family bathroom nothing gets a harder workout than a bathroom fan. You can replace the guts of the fan, without tearing out the whole thing, when it becomes noisy and does a poor job of removing hot, damp air. The Fantech Bath Fan Conversion Kit Model BFRK100 is designed for do-it-yourselfers and lets you use the existing exhaust fan grill and housing, so there’s no ceiling repair work required. And the unit is Energy Star rated, meaning it’s more efficient than your old fan.
PHILADELPHIA — Rasheedah Phillips has learned a lot of ways of looking at time. "Time is very subjective," explained Phillips, a Philadelphia-based Afrofuturist artist and researcher whose survey questions about time and memory are included in the new anthology "Black Futures," featuring the work of more than 100 esteemed Black creatives in the U.S. and abroad. "Time is very cultural," said ...
PHILADELPHIA — Housing today looks largely the same as it did in 1950, Diana Lind observes in her new book "Brave New Home: Our Future in Smarter, Simpler, Happier Housing." Many builders are still constructing 2,500-square-foot homes with two-car garages on tree-lined streets. But a lot has changed since the single-family house was, as Lind writes, “a practical response to the desire for more ...
Household size in the U.S. is inching up for the first-time in over a century due to lower housing inventory and skyrocketing rents.
For decades, metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. have invested in high-density housing—building more apartment buildings, condos, and other multi-unit complexes.
Since the first major outbreak in March 2020, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have continued to unfold. One emerging trend is a drop in rent prices in select major metropolitan areas.
Photo Credit: Alamy Stock Photo
Some cities have experienced much larger increases in rent, but income has not kept pace. The current economic downturn caused by the pandemic has made it even more difficult for many people to afford their rent payments each month.
Homeownership has long been considered part of the American dream. But first-time home buyers, especially millennials and Gen Xers, are facing…
Investment in single-family homes has been on the decline for several decades. However, migration shifts and urban density concerns brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic could reverse this trend in the future.
As residents of some cities are being priced out of their own neighborhoods, property values in other cities have hardly changed.
Q: In January, my grandson and three of his friends agreed to rent a four-bedroom apartment near the campus starting in August, when school was supposed to resume. They signed the lease in January. The four students each signed separate leases (with parents co-signing), and each student put up two months of rent upfront, totaling $1,600 each.
Work is expected to begin in two weeks on a project that will renovate more than 750 homes at Fort Lee in the coming years.
The demand for manufactured housing has fluctuated over time, often coinciding with changes in borrowing requirements for mortgage applicants.
The properties under consideration include the Bean’s Cafe food service and shelter and a former Alaska Club building.