Housing activists in Swampscott, Mass., on Oct. 14, 2020. A congressional report finds that four corporate landlords acted aggressively to push out tenants during the first year of the pandemic, despite a federal eviction moratorium and billions in emergency rental aid.
Tesla has pulled back from its $1.5 billion investment in Bitcoin, which it announced in early 2021. Here, a Bitcoin ATM is seen last year inside a New York City store.
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Contractors work on the roof of a house under construction in Louisville, Ky. A new study shows the U.S. is 3.8 million homes short of meeting housing needs.
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A worker at a Subway sandwich shop makes a tuna sandwich last year in San Anselmo, California. A lawsuit in federal court accuses the restaurant giant of not using 100% tuna in its offerings — and a judge has denied Subway's request to dismiss the suit.
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Jeni Rae Peters and daughter embrace at their home in Rapid City, S.D. In 2020, Peters was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. After treatment, Peters estimates that her medical bills exceeded $30,000.
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The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates to combat inflation. It's having a trickle-down effect, resulting in higher mortgage rates, an increase in credit card interest and more. There are steps you can take to improve your financial situation as prices continue to climb.
Ari and TR Brooks stood on the land where their new home would be built the day they agreed to buy it back in February of 2021. But the home is still not completed and mortgage rates have risen dramatically.
Brandon Schwedes of Port Orange, Fla., with his 11-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son. Schwedes had to move this year when the landlord dramatically raised the rent, then was outbid before finding another place he could afford.