Op-Ed

Housing Recovery Bypasses Blacks and Latinos

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   Scholars from several of the nation’s most-esteemed colleges and universities jointly concluded that the nation’s so-called housing “recovery” is bypassing communities of color and working- class neighborhoods. Underwater America, their new report, analyzed negative equity and foreclosure data using zip codes Read More

Business

U.S. Housing Recovery Pricing Out First-Time Buyers

CHICAGO, July 23 (UPI) — The U.S. housing recovery is increasingly pricing first-time home buyers out of the market, data provided by the National Association of Realtors indicates. NAR released a home sales report indicating people in their late 20s and early 30s accounted for only Read More