Some Americans were left worse off after their mortgages were sold to private-equity firms by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. That’s according to a report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, which this month released a new analysis of HUD’s Distress Asset Stabilization Program.
This summer marks the 55th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, which paved the way for the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and the expansion of civil rights in this country.
Economist Raj Chetty found the program has “the largest effect I’ve ever seen in a social science intervention.”
Minimum wage earners will rake in about $500 more per month.
hould websites be accessible to everyone, including the blind?
That’s the question at the center of an ongoing lawsuit against the pizza restaurant Domino’s that was filed by a blind user in 2016 after he was unable to order pizzas through the company’s website, despite using screen reading software.
Becoming an adult in a world facing an environmental crisis is terrifying. It’s getting tougher to stay motivated at work when it feels like there is no point. People are wondering if they should have kids anymore if they’ll be born into a hopeless world.
The economy functions best when the central bank is free of short-term political pressures.
An upcoming proposal from the Trump administration about the Fair Housing Act highlights factors impacting school segregation that go far beyond 2020 campaign debates over “busing.”
Rapid housing cost appreciation and demographic turnover is a very real and growing problem, but it is still concentrated in a few high-cost markets, and a few select neighborhoods of other cities.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is circulating a proposal to make it more difficult to bring discrimination claims under the Fair Housing Act.