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December 15, 2017

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Why migration has stalled in American cities with the most opportunity
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The places that are booming in size are not the economic boomtowns — the regions with the greatest prosperity and highest productivity. In theory, we would expect those metros, like the Bay Area, Boston and New York, to be rapidly expanding, as people move from ...
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They're leaving California for Las Vegas to find the middle-class life that eluded them
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Community:
The rent steals so much of your paycheck, you might have to move back in with your parents, and half your life is spent staring at the rear end of the car in front of you. You'd like to think it will get better, but when? All around you, young and old alike are ...
Housing authority funding down another year as officials brace for further cuts
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Southern Nevada’s housing authority is planning improvements at units and single-family homes in the Las Vegas Valley even as officials make do with less federal funding. ...
Foreclosure prevention lifeline again available to Nevadans
Foreclosure prevention lifeline again available to Nevadans
Monday, July 10, 2017
Nevada homeowners facing financial difficulties can once again take advantage of a foreclosure prevention lifeline offered by the state. The foreclosure mediation program allows homeowners to sit down with ...
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Black homeowners struggle as US housing market recovers
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Yul Dorn and his wife raised their son and daughter in a three-bedroom home crammed with family photos, one they bought in a historically African-American neighborhood in ...
Las Vegas puts more restrictions on short-term rentals
Las Vegas puts more restrictions on short-term rentals
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Las Vegas City Council narrowly approved additional restrictions on short-term rental properties like those listed on web platforms such as Airbnb ...
Las Vegas officials set to decide whether to clamp down on party houses
Las Vegas officials set to decide whether to clamp down on party houses
Monday, June 19, 2017
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday will decide whether to place further restrictions on short-term rental homes. A recommending committee Monday morning pushed ...
Rosen calls Trump budget ‘heartless,’ tours senior housing complex
Rosen calls Trump budget ‘heartless,’ tours senior housing complex
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., this morning condemned President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, calling it “heartless” and not reflective of American, Nevadan or ...
Is Las Vegas building a new bubble? Analyst gives his take
Is Las Vegas building a new bubble? Analyst gives his take
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Don’t worry, Las Vegas isn’t racing toward another economic cliff. So said analyst Jeremy Aguero this morning to business, community and government leaders at ...
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Rental prices in Las Vegas Valley rising in step with sales prices
Thursday, May 4, 2017
The lack of available homes, which drives up sales prices in Southern Nevada, continues to have an effect on the local rental market as well. The average monthly rent for a family-sized home in the Las Vegas Valley climbed to $1,328 per month, a jump of ...
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Local housing officials wary of proposed Trump cuts
Friday, March 17, 2017
Furloughs and reduced services for people in need of housing are some of the concerns of Nevada housing officials ahead of possible federal budget cuts.
As squatting problem grows in Las Vegas, lawmaker offers solution
As squatting problem grows in Las Vegas, lawmaker offers solution
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
The Legislature:
For authorities, removing squatters isn’t as easy as telling them to get out. In many cases, people living in homes without authorization present officers with fake leases that ...
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Las Vegas' shortage of affordable housing is worst in the country, study finds
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Las Vegas topped the list of large metropolitan areas with the lowest availability of available rental homes for extremely low income households. The study also found that 86 percent of extremely low income households in Las Vegas are severely cost burdened ...
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Optimism among U.S. homebuilders weakens
Thursday, February 16, 2017
U.S. homebuilders are feeling a bit less confident this month, reflecting a dimmer outlook for sales in the months ahead and fewer would-be buyers dropping by builders' sales offices ...
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Las Vegas area sees rare January uptick for home prices
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The median price of existing single-family homes sold in January through GLVAR’s Multiple Listing Service (MLS) increased to $238,000. That was up 1.3 percent from December and up 8.7 percent from $219,000 in January 2016.