President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has made it substantially cheaper to back either real estate projects or operating businesses in one of 8,764 low-income, high-poverty census tracts across the country that have been designated “Opportunity Zones.”
A simple measure of societal progress is: “Will the next generation be better off than the current one.” Right now, we seem to be going backwards on that metric.
Housing is one area of American life where government really is the problem. The United States is suffering from an acute shortage of affordable places to live, particularly in the urban areas where economic opportunity increasingly is concentrated.
The true “extremists” in American politics are those who insist that our economic system is working just fine.
“DACA recipients remain ineligible for FHA loans”
As housing prices keep rising, new study finds Americans higher and higher up the income spectrum feel the pinch.
Ava DuVernay’s riveting documentary “When They See Us” tells the story of five men convicted—wrongly—of rape. It brings the story to life in new ways.
Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo … Truist.
In a stealth aftershock of the Great Recession, nearly 100,000 loans that allowed senior citizens to tap into their home equity have failed, blindsiding elderly borrowers and their families and dragging down property values in their neighborhoods.
Low-income Americans who take advantage of government safety net programs could be affected by a number of proposed rules and actions in areas such as housing, food aid, overtime and immigration.