The median sales price of a new home jumped 18.7% from a year ago to a record $408,800, according to US government data.
Low interest rates have lured buyers into the market but rising costs for materials have pushed prices up.
Embera Indigenous rappers hope music will raise awareness of mass displacement, poor living conditions in the country.
New rules to curb investment took effect this month, with successive governments accused of failure over housing.
Leilani Farha leads an investigation into the global housing crisis for the United Nations.
Nightly student protests across Turkey against unaffordable rents are a sign of a wider cost of living crisis.
Some 750,000 households could be evicted across the United States before the end of the year, Goldman Sachs estimates.
Heavily indebted Evergrande is teetering on the edge of a meltdown that could send shockwaves through China’s economy.
Canadians are voting for a new parliament on September 20. Here’s a look at the major party leaders and their platforms.
The coronavirus pandemic exposed the gravity of what experts say is a serious housing crisis – and voters want action.
Activists say more than 43,000 homes demolished and about 21 people evicted every hour between March 2020 and July 2021.
Ida pummeled Louisiana with some of the strongest winds ever to hit the US state, damaging homes, schools and hospitals.
Weakening sentiment among households could undermine what has been a big advantage for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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