why-sen.-josh-hawley-is-right-to-go-after-negligent-landlords

Toilets should not leak into dining rooms. That incident was probably the nadir of the various indignities I’ve endured as a renter. Not only was it was gross, it epitomized a landlord whose approach to maintenance was never to do today what could be put off until tomorrow, next week, or next year. Waste-water dripping…

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why-bernie-sanders’-nationwide-rent-control-proposal-is-nuts

There are few principles in economics that receive near-universal consensus from economists, and the truth that ‘rent control is bad’ is one of them. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) has made some outlandish proposals, and his recent endorsement of nationwide rent control is no exception. This past weekend, the 2020 Democratic contender tweeted, “We need nationwide…

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us.-housing-market-could-be-heading-toward-a-crash-as-prices-start-falling

The latest housing trends paint a bleak picture of U.S. residential real estate. | Source: Shutterstock The U.S. housing market is losing its wheels as consumers seem to be spooked by the possibility of a recession. Economist Robert Shiller has already warned that the U.S. housing market might crash and home prices could start declining.…

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beto-o’rourke:-living-close-to-work-is-a-‘right’

2020 Democratic White House hopeful and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Monday that it was a “right” for people to live close to their place of employment. “Living close to work shouldn’t be a luxury for the rich. It’s a right for everyone,” O’Rourke wrote on Twitter accompanied with a video showing the candidate…

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the-us-housing-market-could-crash,-warns-nobel-laureate-shiller

Dr. Robert J. Shiller, 2013 Nobel Laureate for Economic Sciences, listens during a Nobel Laureate Symposium at the Embassy of Sweden November 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. Nine people from the United States were honored this year with the Nobel Prize in the fields of medicine, chemistry and economic sciences. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI Nobel laureate…

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secretary-ben-carson-says-he-didn’t-know-brain-surgery-was-supposed-to-be-stressful

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FEDERALIST RADIO HOUR HERE. Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson, joins Ben Domenech on The Federalist Radio Hour for a conversation on community, healthcare, housing, and his story of success: from poverty to a pediatric neurosurgeon. “The operating room is like a sanctuary. You go…

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vancouver-housing-unaffordability-due-to-international-possession,-chinese-funds,-&-migrant-millionaires,-scrutinize-says

A new study has provided evidence linking unaffordable housing in Vancouver to foreign ownership, Chinese capital and millionaire migrants, according to the SCMP.  A white paper published by Josh Gordon, an assistant professor at Simon Fraser University’s school of public policy, found a stunning 96% correlation between metro Vancouver municipalities’ price to income ratios and the…

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