# Affordable housing
Pennsylvania home prices continue to rise, despite falling prices in other states
If you haven't had luck finding a home to buy this past year in Pennsylvania, there may be new hurdles ahead as home prices continue to rise across the state. Despite falling home prices in other states, Pennsylvania home prices continue to rise.
Brush, Colorado is an affordable and progressive community welcoming new residents
This story is sponsored by "Brush! Welcomes Everyone" Brush! is legally spelled with a exclamation mark(Photo Credit: City of Brush!, CO) Brush, Colorado is a vibrant city of 5,339 that is located on the high plains in the South Platte River Valley off I-76.
San Francisco affordable housing apartments available with rent at $962 a month
The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development has listed the availability of 31 affordable studio apartments at TL Residences. The apartments are located at 361 Turk Street, San Francisco in the Tenderloin neighborhood.
Maryland landlords going "hog wild" hiking rents by as much as 53%, according to residents
Maryland landlords are being accused of going "hog wild" with rent increases, as residents report hikes of up to 53%. In recent years, Maryland has experienced a boom in rental prices, and many renters are feeling the pinch.
New affordable housing complex coming to Phoenix
Exciting news for Phoenix residents in need of affordable housing. A brand new low-income apartment complex is in the works. Phoenix has experienced a sharp increase in rents over the past year. This has put a strain on many families struggling to make ends meet.
Miami median home price jumps to $530K, fueled by out-of-state buyers
Real estate platform Redfin reports the price for a home in Miami is up over 27 percent from last year. The median sales price for a home in May 2022 was $530,000. And it’s not just home prices that are accelerating. Homes are selling at a faster clip than they did a year ago. Miami homes sold on average after 43 days on the market compared to 62 days on the market in 2021.
Manhattan apartments available for $690 per month at new affordable housing development
NYC Housing Connect has announced the availability of 235 affordable apartments located at 601 West 29th Street, just south of the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan. The newly built, 60-story skyscraper has a total 935 units and includes studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom residences.
Rents as low as $900 per month make this one of the most affordable cities in Tennessee
Renters across the United States continue to scramble to find affordable housing as rents reach new highs each month. The median one-bedroom rent is now $1,414 a month, while the median rent for a two-bedroom unit comes in at $1,758 a month.
Rents as low as $700 per month make this one of the most affordable cities in Texas
The overall median rent in the U.S. is $1,827 per month. For many renters, paying anything less than $1,000 per month might seem like a bargain. In Texas, however, there are several cities where you’ll find the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment is well below $1,000 per month.
Chicago rents soar to $2,100 per month for a two-bedroom apartment
The hot Chicago rental market has continued to outpace most of the Midwest as rents have rocketed up over the last year. The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Chicago now comes in at $1,760 per month, according to rental platform Zumper. That’s an increase of 4.8% over the last month alone and 25.7% over the last year.
It is now cheaper to buy a home in Alabama than to rent an apartment
According to the latest reports, buying a home in Alabama may actually be more affordable than renting. The rising cost of rent is a burden for many families in Alabama, especially in the Birmingham area.
Washington family out of options after landlord raises rent by $1200 per month
Many renters in Washington are reporting that their rent has gone up significantly, leaving them in the difficult position of trying to find affordable housing in a pinch. Unfortunately, for some Washington renters, there are no good options.
Fort Lauderdale renters pay $1200 more per month than the national average for apartments
Many Fort Lauderdale renters are asking, "is it really worth the high price to live here?" If you lived in a different part of the country, your rent could be about $1200 less per month. However, those who choose to stay in Fort Lauderdale should expect to pay rents that are significantly higher than the national average.
Dozens of Charlotte families have "nowhere to go" after local motel shuts down
Dozens of families in Charlotte scramble to find affordable housing after learning the extended-stay motel they had been living in will be shutting down at the end of June. In the midst of a pandemic and an affordable housing crisis, dozens of Charlotte families are left wondering where they will go after an extended-stay hotel in west Charlotte shuts down.
Why it’s not affordable for everyone to live in Forsyth County
Forsyth County Administration Building(Photo/Forsyth County Website) (Forsyth County, GA) Rising inflation and costs of living continue to burn holes in American wallets, and basic necessities are becoming less affordable to more people, one of the biggest being housing.
Denver mandates new developments to include affordable housing
(Denver, Colo.) After more than a year in the planning stages, Denver City Council approved a measure on Monday to increase affordable housing in the city. Under the new Expanding Housing Affordability ordinance, all new residential developments of 10 or more units must designate 8% to 12% of the units as affordable for 99 years.
Boston affordable apartments now available with rent at $800 a month for one-bedroom units
The Boston Fair Housing Commission has announced the availability of 48 affordable one-bedroom apartments located in the Mattapan area. Rent is $800 a month, which includes both heat and hot water. A security deposit and first month’s rent are due at signing.
Raleigh close to building 92 homes in East College Park
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina cities have been growing like tobacco crops in several rural areas. According to a news release from Raleigh city government, it gets 17 new residents daily. Along with increasing land prices, finding a place that's affordable can be difficult.
Charlotte motel shutting down this month, leaving nearly 200 residents without a home and few affordable options
An extended-stay motel that served as a home to more than 200 low-income residents in Charlotte will be shutting down for good at the end of June, leaving dozens of families scrambling to find affordable housing.