The subprime mortgage crisis of 2008 changed how Americans think of homeownership and continues to haunt the housing market, contributing to a housing shortage in many areas of the country.
The Colorado River, which serves seven states in the American Southwest, will likely have a shortage of water by 2020 and the federal government has ordered the states to plan for drought conditions.
A study examining how wildfires could impact drinking water indicates that these natural disasters affect water quality and availability.
In a state still suffering under drought conditions, recent winter storms in California’s Sierra Nevada have given meteorologists reason for cautious optimism.
Speaking at the Housing Assistance Council’s (HAC) annual conference during the first week of December, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged that the strong economy hasn’t fully reached rural communities.