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Only in Colorado: $100M for Cycling While Transit Riders Face Fare Hikes

It’s a uniquely Colorado scenario: $100 million over the next four years to enhance cycling across the state while public transit costs skyrocket for working commuters, the poor and disabled. 169 more words

Government And Politics

Feeling squeezed? See where Palm Beach County ranks among nation's most expensive areas

Palm Beach County is the nation’s 15th least affordable metro area, according to a study by Trulia.com.

Trulia calculates that the typical Palm Beach County household spends 50.6 percent of income on housing, utilities and commuting. 111 more words


Affordable housing advocates urge action on growing crisis

There are more than 4 million renters in Canada, as housing affordability nears crisis level

Four out of every 10 renting households in Canada spent almost a third of their income on rent, above the level that experts say is sustainable, affordable housing advocates said Thursday… 631 more words

Housing Affordability

It's Hard to Imagine

With mortgage rates below 5% since 2009, you’d think any homeowner who should refinance would have already. However, it is estimated, there are approximately 6.5 million borrowers who would benefit with significant monthly savings by refinancing. 185 more words

Real Estate

More Home for a Lower Cost of Housing

What if you could live in a larger and possibly newer home for less than you are currently? Would you consider moving? Do you want to hear more? 234 more words

Real Estate

Soaring student rents push college accommodation to brink of crisis

Soaring student rents push college accommodation to brink of crisis



Fit this into the broader social context. Cheap housing is disappearing everywhere, being turned into luxury accommodation at luxury rents. 194 more words

Motorola investment and Tesla earnings--5 things to know today

Hello friends and Fortune readers.

Wall Street stock futures are higher this morning on a positive lead from Europe and a generally encouraging earnings season (Apple’s mini-meltdown notwithstanding). 488 more words