Tag: housing instability

Home prices drop in Chicago (or plummet, depending where you are)

The latest installment (PDF) of the Case-Shiller Home Price Index was released earlier today, and the data shows the aftermath of the housing crash continues to ripple through communities across the Chicago area in the form of lower housing prices. More at chicagoreporter.com Single-family home prices in greater Chicago ticked down just less than half... Read more »

Why moving too much matters for children

Imagine moving six times in six years. It seems like you’d never really get unpacked before you had to pack up again. Moving vans, crumpled newspaper, address change forms. Finding a new bank, grocery store or a new school for your children. Six years of always being the “new kid” in class. A new report... Read more »