Study: Middle Class Shrinking Across Majority of U.S. Metros

Houses in Albany, N.Y., a city that has seen a five percent drop in middel-class adults from 2000 to 2014 (60.1 percent to 55.1 percent, according to Pew Research). Photo: UpstateNYer/Wikimedia Commons.

May 12, 2016

Pew Research examined 229 metropolitan areas and found the rate of middle-income households fell in 203 of them.

This year’s "Builders for Babies" was held in partnership with the Los Angeles Angels in the parking lot of their stadium on April 29 and “diaper homes” were built by HomeAid partners Lennar Homes, CalAtlantic Homes, Brookfield Residential, New Home Company, Toll Brothers, and William Lyon Homes. Photo courtesy HomeAid America.

May 12, 2016

The building industry-based charity provides baby supplies such as diapers, wipes, and formula for homeless mothers and families.

Tiny homes emerging as solution for the homeless

Photo: Inhabitat/Creative Commons.

May 12, 2016

Building codes, zoning ordinances, and opposition from some Chicago residents are among the obstacles.

Solar installations seem to be contagious

Photo: jonsowman/Creative Commons.

May 12, 2016

Residents who install PV panels influence their neighbors to do so, too.



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