New research casts doubt on rent control as a way to help the poor and a Chicago official applied for a Section 8 housing voucher in 1993, but only now ‘made it to the top of the waiting list’

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Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Selling Brooklyn Condo for $2.3M

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is ready to sell his Brooklyn apartment. It’s now available for $2,295,000. Read More

New research casts doubt on rent control as a way to help the poor: ‘Tenants who gained the most from rent control had higher incomes and were more likely to be white’

Researchers at the University of Southern California said rent control hurt property values in St. Paul, Minn. by $1.6 billion. Read More

I received a $130,000 inheritance from my mother. My husband says it’s mine to spend. What should I do with it — and why do I feel so guilty?

‘It could do something wonderful for me, which would allow me to quit working. I have traveled the world supporting his military and government career.’ Read More

A Chicago official applied for a Section 8 housing voucher in 1993 — but only now ‘made it to the top of the waiting list’

Chicago Alderwoman Jeanette Taylor’s story is another example of how long some low-income people wait for a federally funded housing voucher. Read More

The pros and cons of plug-in hybrids and your guide to buying one

Do you get tax breaks for PHEVs? What about resale value? Here are the pros and cons of plug-in hybrids, plus what to know if one is right for you. Read More

What will it take to get reluctant home sellers to move?

When interest rates are rising, economists point to the ‘rate lock-in effect’ as one factor that keeps homeowners from listing their homes for sale. Is it real? Read More

Can you afford that big summer toy? What to know about owning and financing a boat or RV.

Before you spring for that boat or camper, make sure you’re not going to do damage to your monthly expenses or give up larger goals. Read More

Make your summer road trip memorable, not miserable: Here’s a driving checklist and safety tips

Before you pack your bags, some vehicle preparation is in order. Check out our tips for a safe and enjoyable road trip. Read More

My house was damaged by a natural disaster. Can I deduct my casualty loss?

Maybe. But you could have an unexpected tax gain instead. Read More

Sheryl Sandberg turns her focus to philanthropy, but some say her 14-year tenure at Facebook came at a cost: ‘She was part of an institution that has weakened our democracy’

Sandberg joins other high-profile wealthy women, including MacKenzie Scott and Melinda French Gates, who say they’re giving out money in part to help women. Read More

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