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Eminent domain is the nuclear option. It might be the only thing that can clear the foreclosures that still drag down the city.

Tonight, Richmond votes on whether to scrap plans to help underwater homeowners using eminent domain, and perhaps kill the scheme altogether.

Home prices and interests rates are up, but incomes are stagnant: The days of easy home-buying are over.

Usually it's worth tuning out when New Yorkers talk about New York stuff as though it's the only place on earth. But this year's mayor's race could really matter.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 14, 2013
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Letting the free market run wild would mean higher rents and a less stable housing sector. The government still has a role to play.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Aug 10, 2013
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A new study finds that immigrations has added $3.7 trillion to the value of housing stock.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 20, 2013
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The first three seasons satirized war profiteering. This time around, the housing crisis is the target.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 27, 2013
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In his response to the State of the Union, Marco Rubio reprised a very bad argument that just won't go away.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Feb 13, 2013
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