Real estate responds to Trump administration’s reported trans policy change

The report has already sparked protests and activism across the U.S. over concerns that such a policy change would lead to fewer protections against discrimination for the transgender community.

Trump admin proposes new tax-break rules for developers

The Trump Administration proposed new guidelines Friday that would create tax incentives for developers to build in so-called “Opportunity Zones.”

Trump admin proposes new tax-break rules for developers

The Trump Administration proposed new guidelines Friday that would create tax incentives for developers to build in so-called “Opportunity Zones.”

Seattle tiny-home ‘experiment’ slated to close in spring 2019

Amid an uptick of 911 calls, a controversial tiny-house village in North Seattle will close next spring after the city decided not to renew its licence.

Realogy throws support behind LGBT housing protection bill

John Peyton, president and CEO of Realogy’s Franchise Group, announced his parent company’s support of the Fair and Equal Housing Act, a bill up for consideration by Congress that is designed to prevent anti-LGBT housing discrimination nationwide. 

Zillow securities fraud lawsuit dismissed

In dismissing the suit, Judge John Coughenour left the option of the plaintiffs to file a revised complaint within 45 days.

Can Elizabeth Warren’s $500B plan really end the housing crisis?

On Sept. 26, Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced the American Housing and Mobility Act, which aims to close the supply-demand imbalance by 2028. Will it work?

Fair Lending policy director faces accusations of racism in blog post

A high-ranking policy director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) responsible for overseeing fair lending practices is under fire for a racially charged blog post.

The government is cracking down on reverse mortgages

Homeowners looking for a reverse mortgage may have to undergo a second appraisal in certain circumstances, thanks to new guidance from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).

California Realtors rally for Prop 5 in face of growing backlash

Prop 5 will allow homeowners to keep old property taxes when buying a new home. Critics fear essential services will bare the brunt of lost revenues.