Low-Income Americans Face a Harrowing Choice: Food or Housing
The rent and mortgage payments are still too damn high.
Women Pay More Than Men for Deodorant—and Mortgages
A new study shows that unfair pricing by gender exists across different markets.
Will Rising Mortgage Rates Put an End to the Housing Recovery?
Rising rates will obviously send monthly payments higher, but they'll also affect the market in a more unusual way: They're going to hurt all-cash investor purchases of housing, which have been a boon to the most distressed markets.
Real Utility: Accounting for Energy Costs Makes Mortgage Sense
Backers of a move to add utility bills into home-loan considerations say it will boost energy conservation and create lots of jobs that can't be exported.
Mortgage Interest Deduction on the Chopping Block?
A panel ranging from liberals to libertarians suggests turning the mortgage interest deduction, a sacred cow of the U.S. tax code, into hamburger.