Radon is found in 39 percent of Pa. homes. Here’s how to fight it | Monday Morning Coffee
If you’re not buying a home, the chances are pretty good that you don’t give radon, a naturally-occurring radioactive gas, much thought. But if you are buying a home, or you currently own one, then you do think about it — a lot. That’s because, if left unaddressed, radon can pose a serious health threat to […]
Black families are falling further behind on home ownership | Analysis
The Black-white disparity in homeownership is larger now than it was in 1960.
Experts examine Philadelphia’s Black-white homeownership gap
' ... Research has shown ... very little progress in closing the Black-white homeownership gap over the past three decades,' an expert said.
Building Equity for All: To increase home values and correct injustice, start in Pa. schools | Opinion
As our nation strives to correct racial inequities, greater state investment in education is an obvious starting point to ensure that all children attend good schools and have genuine opportunities to succeed.
New homeownership support program in Pgh draws praise from Peduto and skepticism from others
The new program known as OwnPGH features a $22 million bond issuance to finance a fund designed to lower barriers to the acquisition of single-family homes throughout the city.
Report: Pa. has 17th lowest minority homeownership rate | Monday Morning Coffee
We all talk about the American Dream. A new report is a reminder that it remains out of reach for too many.
This map reveals how much you need to earn to buy a house — and Pittsburgh is a steal | The Numbers Racket
There's nothing we love more than a good map.