City Announces Enhancements to DC’s First Time Homebuyer Program [Popville] Now the city’s offering even more money but you may need a Russian hacker to clean up that credit report first.
Bill Would Bar Landlord From Rejecting Applicants With Criminal Records [Washington Post] Next time I get rejected for an apartment, I’ll just go steal a car and then come back and apply again. (I kid, I kid.)
What’s Next for the McMillan Redevelopment? [Washington Business Journal] The project isn’t dead, it’s just delayed; I wonder how long it would have to be delayed before the developers give up and walk away? Three years? Five? Ten?
The Top 10 Markets for Housing Deals [Builder] This list is a weird mix of “why would that market be cheap, I want to live there!” (Denver, Austin) and “well of course THAT city is cheap!” (Midland, TX and Springfield, IL).
House Hunting In Mexico [New York Times] I’m not one of those people who threatens to move out of the country after every election, but if you are, you could do a lot worse than a beachfront villa in Mexico.
Should Real Estate Developers Get Into Communal Living? [Forbes] Imagine how puzzled your hippie parents would be if you traveled back in time to the Sixties and showed them this headline.