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Taking the bait—or not

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Homelessness | Last Wednesday I circulated around a crowded dining hall, interrupting homeless men as they tried to enjoy a quiet meal: “Sir, could I talk to you for a…

Too big to fail: The sequel?

By Cal Thomas
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Housing | Movie sequels are rarely as good as the original films on which they’re based. The same dictum, it appears, holds for finance. The 2008 housing market…

Little houses in the big city

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Homelessness | On a sweltering hot day in July, I gave a man a ride. He was outside the building where I help serve free meals on Wednesday nights, and the story…

Selling to shells

By Marvin Olasky
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Housing | The New York real estate market is turning $20 million abodes into safety deposit boxes for anonymous but wealthy oligarchs. Is reform possible?

Is the government greasing the skids for another housing slump?

By Kent Covington
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Housing | On the whole, the housing market has regained much of the ground it lost in the 2008 financial crisis. Sales have been healthier each year for the past few…

Supreme Court considers fairness in housing, healthcare

By Mary Reichard & Nick Eicher
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Supreme Court | Fair housing. A Texas group called Inclusive Communities Project argued last week at the U.S. Supreme Court that Dallas neighborhoods are segregated because…

Web Reads: WWI photos, North Korean souvenirs, and sky-high rent

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Pictures of war. The Atlantic began running a 10-part series featuring photographs of World War I. Part one sets the stage for the war with a 1910 photo of nine…

Bursting bubbles

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Housing prices rise, but talk of bubbles may be inflated

Shutdown stymies mortgage loans

By Jeff Koch
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Government | When Evan Geiselhart heard about the possibility of a government shutdown, his first reaction was to “roll my eyes and say ‘Here we go again.’” As…

Secular group attacks college dorm with ‘values-oriented twist’

By Aimee Stauf
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Education | A new faith-based dorm at Troy University in Alabama came under fire from the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) yesterday for allegedly violating fair…

Dollars and Sense: Hot stocks and housing bubbles

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Hot and cold. I’ve spent the past month in Manitou Springs, Colo., where I’ve been scholar-in-residence for Summit Ministries. In the high country of…

Renewed interest

By Russ Pulliam
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Cities | What was once a dying Indianapolis neighborhood is being brought back to life one family at a time

 
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