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Inflation Is Slowing, Good News for American Consumers and the Fed

Inflation slowed on an annual basis for a sixth straight month in December, a relief for households and an encouraging signal for the Federal Reserve and the White House that […]




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Inflation slowed last month thanks to cheaper fuel and airfares.

Jan. 10 Jan. 11 Jan. 12 3,880 3,900 3,920 3,940 3,960 3,980 The stock market wobbled on Thursday morning as investors reacted to fresh data that showed price increases slowed […]







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Inflation Has Hit Tenants Hard. What About Their Landlords?

Geography also matters. Even among the largest landlords, those with a presence in Sun Belt cities such as Miami, Tampa, Nashville and Phoenix saw far faster rent growth than high-cost […]




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It Was the Housing Crisis Epicenter. Now the Sun Belt Is an Inflation Vanguard.

A.J. Frank watched the Phoenix real estate market and its entire economy implode as he was graduating from high school in 2009, a scarring experience that has made him a […]




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Inflation Cooled in July, Welcome News for White House and Fed

Inflation cooled notably in July as gas prices and airfares fell, a welcome reprieve for consumers and a positive development for economic policymakers in Washington — though not yet a […]




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Solving the Housing Crisis Means Building When No One Is Buying

Last year, Freddie Mac estimated the nation’s housing supply deficit at 3.8 million units, up from 2.5 million in 2018. Other analysts come up with different figures, but pretty much […]




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Relief Eludes Many Renters as Fed Raises Interest Rates

Already, new home construction has dropped sharply as borrowing costs climb, declining 14.4 percent in May to the lowest rate in more than a year. Early data suggest that apartment […]







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In Bronx Housing Court, Tenants Fight to Stay in Their Homes

Rocio Quero Yescas is 56 and walks with a cane, and she fears she will trip and fall because the floor tiles in her apartment keep peeling up.Kenya Whitt, a […]