Officials and residents are asking whether it makes sense to rebuild in the same places and with the same materials, considering the risk of future storms.
The futuristic house that appeared in Woody Allen's 'Sleeper' made Forbes' list of ugly mansions. See what you think.
North Dakota voters overwhelmingly rejected a constitutional amendment that would end property taxes. But the issue is also percolating in several other states.
Of the areas Trulia.com tracked, renting was more expensive than buying in every city but Honolulu and San Francisco.
Some are skeptical that $1,000 to $2,500 will spur migration to a city plagued by poverty and crime. Some question whether even a free house would be enough.
Photographer has been documenting the vacant and boarded-up buildings of his hometown for more than a decade.
Unable to provides services to all its residents, the city decides to focus on those most likely to survive — which may hasten the demise of other neighborhoods.
About Teresa Mears
Teresa Mears is a veteran journalist who has been interested in houses since her father took her to tax auctions to carry the cash at age 10. A former editor of The Miami Herald's Home & Design section, she lives in South Florida where, in addition to writing about real estate, she publishes Miami on the Cheap to help her neighbors adjust to the loss of 60% of their property value.