April 17, 2019

Minnesota Public Radio

Trying to downsize your home? Good luck with that

Empty nesters who are thinking they have too much house are finding it isn't all that easy to move to a smaller place.

April 10, 2019


Rent is accelerating again. What can be done?

A decade into the economic expansion, rents are still outpacing wages

April 04, 2019

The Washington Post

New online site links homeowners with remodeling contractors

Americans are expected to spend about $350 billion on home improvements in 2019, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Taking on a renovation project requires planning, budgeting and hiring contractors. Online marketplaces can provide assistance with those tasks.

April 03, 2019


Why high rents are a health care problem

A new survey joins a growing body of research showing that rent-burdened Americans pay for high housing costs with worse health outcomes.

Media Requests

For interview requests, or to receive our press releases, please contact kerry_donahue@harvard.edu or call (617) 495-7640.

(Members of the media, please include your name, press affiliation, phone number, questions/topic, and deadline.)