News and Analysis: Housing
Wall Street and its loyal servants in Washington took their perpetual crisis racket to new heights on March 1 with the beginning of 'sequestration'—across-the-board budget cuts to almost every area of government activity.
Mientras que las familias que perdieron sus hogares a causa del huracán Sandy en Cuba, ya recibieron nuevas viviendas del gobierno. Los EE.UU. no han decidido todavía en un presupuesto para ayudar a las familias afectadas por el mismo.
Every year in the United States, 3.5 million people experience a period of homelessness, nearly half of them children, according to a 2007 report by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty.
While families in Cuba, who lost their homes because of hurricane Sandy, are now the owners of new homes provided by the government. The U.S. is still deciding on approving a budget to help families affected by it.
As a result of the housing boom, there are now 18 million empty homes in the United States. Yet more than 3 million people are homeless and millions more are currently facing eviction and foreclosure.