Home » Archives by category » Family and Home (Page 7)

HUD Announces New Funding For Repairs and Preservations of Public Housing Across Nation

HUD Announces New Funding For Repairs and Preservations of Public Housing Across Nation

Last week, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded almost $1.8 billion to public housing authorities across the nation. All 50 states, as well U.S. territories such as Guam, Puerto…

Smartphone-Controlled AC Unit Set for Delivery This Summer

Smartphone-Controlled AC Unit Set for Delivery This Summer

For the most part, the start of spring has meant warmer temperatures for Americans, and, although some are still shivering from the effects of a brutally-cold winter, summer is just…

Energy-Efficient Homes Better Suited for Even the Harshest Winters

Energy-Efficient Homes Better Suited for Even the Harshest Winters

The Polar Vortex and Winter Storm Titan hammered parts of the U.S., bringing record-setting cold temperatures and harsh weather throughout this winter. As an added bonus, the brutal cold brought…

UK Families Pay More for Childcare Than for Housing Costs, Report Finds

UK Families Pay More for Childcare Than for Housing Costs, Report Finds

Think of the last time you hired a babysitter to watch your children for the evening. You probably caught a movie, a concert or a ball game, shuffled home before…

Barns Buckling Under the Weight of Heavy Snow Across the U.S.

Barns Buckling Under the Weight of Heavy Snow Across the U.S.

The harsh cold and snowstorms that pounded the United States through January and February resulted in lots of car wrecks on icy roads and even slowed economic growth. But one…

South Florida Couple Fails to Close Deal After Seller Backs Out

South Florida Couple Fails to Close Deal After Seller Backs Out

A South Florida couple with a young daughter thought they found and had a deal for the perfect home for their growing family near Coral Gables in 2012. Roughly two…

United States Census Bureau’s Infographic Reveal Surprising Data

United States Census Bureau’s Infographic Reveal Surprising Data

An infographic released by the United States Census Bureau reveals that when homeowners are faced with a choice, they’ll likely decide to improve their homes rather than move. Of course,…

Flourishing San Francisco Real Estate Market Not Without Its Problems

Flourishing San Francisco Real Estate Market Not Without Its Problems

For proof that the housing market has finally come back swinging, look no further than the San Francisco Bay Area. With its proximity to Silicon Valley’s technological game changers, the…

911 Server Failure in Tallahassee Leaves Residents at Risk

911 Server Failure in Tallahassee Leaves Residents at Risk

A failure of computer servers at the recently completed Public Safety Complex in Tallahassee is leaving emergency services providers there with some uncomfortable questions. The $47.5 million complex is equipped…

Call for More Nannies in England and China, But What About the U.S.?

Call for More Nannies in England and China, But What About the U.S.?

Just a few days ago, about 40 families attended an auction in the Shandong province in east China. They weren’t bidding on cars, clothing or even charitable goods. These folks…