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(IPS) Empty Condos Hold Opportunity in US Housing Crunch

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/08/empty-condos-hold-opportunity-in-u-s-housing-crunch/ ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug 7 2012 (IPS) – Even as thousands of families in the United States remain homeless due to a lack of affordable housing, millions of units are sitting empty across the country, including foreclosed single-family homes, foreclosed or vacant condominium units or entire condo buildings, and vacant […]

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(IPS) Public Workers Fight to Preserve Pensions

A previous version of this article appeared on the Inter-Press Service at: http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=56311. ATLANTA, Georgia, Jun 30, 2011 (IPS) – Municipal workers across the United States are fighting to preserve their pensions amidst a concerted campaign by corporate interests coupled with budget shortfalls facing all urban areas in the current recession. Some of the affected workers include those who work […]

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