housing

Formal protections against harassment in housing put in place on anniversary of Violence Against Women Act

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was especially excited about the nuisance guideline, as some cities currently punish renters who call 911 by evicting them.

Lauren Holter | September 13, 2016 - 5:05 pm

Tiny Houses Are For Rich People Only, According To LA Officials

When 38-year-old Elvis Summers befriended a homeless woman in his neighborhood, she made him do more than offer some change and a humanizing smile. It got him truly thinking about how to…

Lauren Vinopal | March 4, 2016 - 7:00 pm

These Houses Are Specially Built For The Young, Broke & Fabulous

A Dutch construction company has a plan in place for post-grads who are broke and less than thrilled at the prospect of moving in with their parents. The company, Heijmans,…

Claire Hannum | February 6, 2015 - 12:30 pm

True Story: Woman Invites Hurricane Sandy Refugee To Stay With Her, He Gets Violent And Refuses To Leave

Warning: This story is probably going to enrage you. Part-time New Yorker Melissa Frost — full disclosure: she’s a friend of mine — wanted to help out the victims of…

Julie Gerstein | January 30, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Now You Can Live In A Scene From “500 Days Of Summer”

You already buy your coffee tables, pillows, couches, bookshelves, and meatballs from IKEA — are you ready to take the next step and buy your house there too? Ready or…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 2, 2012 - 11:20 am

The Daily Squeeze: SATC Vacays, Sex Toys, And Housing In Paris

A travel company plans to take advantage of the May 30 release of the Sex and the City movie by offering theme vacations, which will cost $15,000 to $24,000 for…

Catherine Strawn | April 2, 2008 - 12:30 pm