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  • Special Report: Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone

    Madrid (Reuters) - Last year Madrid's city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone. At the time, the tenants were told their rental conditions would remain the same.
  • How Spain’s social housing imploded

    (Reuters) - Social housing in Spain is not generous. Rented social housing makes up just 2 percent of all residential property compared with 18 percent in Britain and 17 percent in France, according to the European Federation of Public, Cooperative and...

    Round-Up: Ancient graffiti, 3-D selfies, Norway's cool abstract money

    Round-Up: Ancient graffiti, 3-D selfies, Norway's cool abstract money
    The world’s oldest piece of art is graffiti, Norway has new abstract money and it’s super-cool, an artist beats the IRS in court, and architect Moshe Safdie is totally over public-private space. Plus: architectural separated-at-birth,...

    City to open Section 8 wait list for first time since 2003

    City to open Section 8 wait list for first time since 2003
    The city expects a flood of applications when it opens the wait list for Section 8 housing vouchers this month for the first time in more than a decade. Housing advocates say 50,000 families or more might sign up for a lottery to fill 25,000 places on...

    Residents of L.A. housing projects may get $3.3-million settlement

    A federal judge Thursday gave initial approval to a $3.3-million settlement of a suit brought by public housing residents alleging the city's Housing Authority illegally charged them for trash collection. The suit, filed by the Western Center on Law &...