Police: People living in storage units had beds, curtains

Boston officials say they've shut down a storage facility where people were living illegally in rented units, some with beds, curtains and coolers.

A glance at US mortgage rates

11:25am

Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.53 percent

10:30am
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week, with relatively lower rates continuing to fail to spark home sales.
Housing
9:20am

July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite

U.S. housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher construction costs might be weighing on homebuilders.
Home & Garden
August 14

Police chief: No known motive in doctor's slaying

Police are trying to determine a motive in an Ohio doctor's slaying that was followed by his two sons killing themselves during a standoff with SWAT officers.
Home & Garden
August 14

Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role

Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the…
National
August 13

Prosecution rests in Manafort tax evasion and fraud trial

Prosecutors on Monday rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, closing two weeks of testimony that depicted him as using millions of dollars hidden in offshore accounts to fund a luxurious lifestyle — and later obtaining millions more in bank loans under false pretenses.
Home & Garden
August 13

Visitor volume down slightly on Oregon Coast, spending up

The number of visitors staying in a hotel or rental home on the Oregon Coast dipped slightly last year, but overall spending grew to nearly $2 billion.
Housing
August 13

Your house isn't a piggy bank

but not if you spend it first.
National
August 11

Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation."
Housing
August 9

A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week amid this summer's restrained home buying season.
Housing
August 9

Average US mortgage rates decline; 30-year at 4.59 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down this week amid a restrained home buying season this summer.
National
August 7

White House undergoes renovations with Trump in New Jersey

The White House says the Oval Office is undergoing "needed renovations" while President Donald Trump is in New Jersey, but a list of repair projects doesn't include the president's primary workspace.