- Arkansas AG issues consumer alert for first-time renters Updated: Jul-30-15 3:23 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has issued a consumer alert for college students and others in the state who will be renting an apartment or house for the first time.
- US home rental prices climb again in June Updated: Jul-30-15 1:31 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around New York, Los Angeles and Washington.
- Fire spreads from Stevens County home, closes highway Updated: Jul-29-15 10:47 pm
CLAYTON, Washington - A fire that started in a Stevens County home quickly spread Wednesday, destroying one home and temporarily closing U.S. 395 near Clayton.
- From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes Updated: Jul-28-15 1:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
- Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars Updated: Jul-20-15 4:20 pm
NEW YORK - Doris Ranzman had followed the expert advice, planning ahead in case she wound up unable to care for herself one day. But when a nursing-home bill tops $14,000 a month, the best-laid plans get tossed aside.
- Metro Sioux City struggles with rental housing crunch Updated: Jul-19-15 10:26 am
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - After a long day at work, Joel Simental blithely returns to his rental house in Sioux City's Morningside neighborhood.
- Rehoboth officials approve limits on large homes Updated: Jul-18-15 5:41 pm
REHOBOTH BEACH, Delaware - Elected officials in Rehoboth Beach have placed limits on the size of some new and remodeled homes in an attempt to slow down the market for vacation homes rented to large groups.
- Oakland pauses plan to sell land for luxury high-rise Updated: Jul-17-15 5:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Oakland has paused a plan to sell land for a luxury high-rise in the sparkling Lake Merritt district, possibly killing the idea after months of protests by housing advocates, a councilmember said Friday.
- Rent remains low as economy grows in Idaho Updated: Jul-11-15 5:41 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Housing rental prices in Idaho have remained lower than the national average as the country has slowly recovered from the economic downturn.
- Shaker Heights church uses goats as eco-friendly lawn mowers Updated: Jul-11-15 2:19 pm
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio - A young woman sitting on a lawn chair, watching her goats munch the grass in front of a Shaker Heights church, is sure to attract attention.
- Jersey shore town won't rebuild its storm-wrecked sand dunes Updated: Jul-10-15 6:29 pm
MANASQUAN, New Jersey - Another Jersey shore town that was pummeled by Superstorm Sandy has decided it doesn't want protective sand dunes.
- Judge: Apartment rental firm's lease provisions were illegal Updated: Jul-09-15 2:35 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An Iowa judge has ruled this week that an apartment rental company's lease provisions were illegal, and has granted class action to the lawsuit that was filed by a tenant rights group.
- Miami University faces housing shortage, rents apartments Updated: Jul-07-15 1:14 pm
OXFORD, Ohio - Miami University in southwest Ohio will welcome its largest incoming freshman class this fall, and officials are anticipating a housing shortage.
- Deteriorating nails blamed for North Carolina deck collapse Updated: Jul-05-15 10:49 pm
EMERALD ISLE, North Carolina - Nails deteriorated by years of exposure to the sand, salt and moisture from the ocean gave way, causing a deck collapse that hurt 24 people as they posed for a picture at a North Carolina beachfront home, authorities said.
- Can the poor afford to live at the Shore anymore? Updated: Jul-05-15 10:37 am
SEASIDE PARK, New Jersey - It was a Superstorm Sandy double-whammy.