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The nonprofit Olneyville Housing Corp. has purchased 14 residential properties over the past year in the area of Amherst and Chaffee streets, and will renovate the buildings to create more affordable housing. more
Rhode Island ranked among the top five states for having the highest number of mortgaged properties in negative equity in the third quarter at 14.8 percent, according to data released Thursday by Corelogic. more
Richard Godfrey, executive director of Rhode Island Housing Corp., will retire Jan. 31. more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than two decades in the fourth quarter as many would-be buyers stayed on the sidelines, giving the rental market a boost. The share … more
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a slower pace in the year ended in October, putting the market on better footing heading into 2015. more
New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in July to the highest level in almost eight years, indicating the industry will pick up in the second half of the year. more
Incomes have not kept pace with rental costs, leaving affordable rental housing out of reach for many Rhode Islanders, according to a new national report. more
Orders for business equipment rose in May for just the second time this year, indicating demand for American-made manufactured goods is stabilizing. more
Carolyn Lane, on a salary of less than $50,000 a year, moved in May into one of Boston's most luxurious, new rental complexes. She has access to a rooftop pool, two gyms and an indoor dog-relieving station – and pays one-third of what it costs her … more
America’s housing market has been heating up this summer. Purchases of previously owned homes unexpectedly rose in July for a third straight month to reach the highest level since February 2007, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed Thursday. more
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