Housing in America

Series produced by After the Fact

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Image by: The Pew Charitable Trusts 

Rising rents and home prices as well as financing challenges and a limited housing supply are putting the American Dream of homeownership out of reach for many.

A Pew Research Center survey found that 60% of Americans are concerned about the cost of housing, and rural and urban communities are struggling amid restrictive zoning policies, but there is bipartisan support for solutions. In this season of “After the Fact,” we speak with experts and policymakers who are trying to help more people find a place to call home.

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Montana has been rapidly attracting new residents for more than a decade and during the COVID-19 pandemic the pace only accelerated. Housing prices...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2024
  • Length: 21:14
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Minneapolis is drawing positive national attention for the city’s approach to curbing soaring housing costs. In this episode, we hear about the cit...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2024
  • Length: 18:51
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Putting a roof over their heads is a struggle for many Americans. Rising house prices, restrictive zoning, increasing rents, and a lack of small mo...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
  • Length: 17:34
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In just a few years, from 2019 to 2022, the national median sale price for a single-family home increased by 25%. And the rising costs of buying an...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2024
  • Length: 16:27