Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Goldman Sachs economist predicts greater housing gains

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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire’s weekend desk, with more coverage to come on larger issues. Politics continued to dominate the news cycle this weekend, with inauguration parties and protests following Donald Trump’s swearing in as POTUS.

CNN: Matt Taibbi: Goldman Sachs should be prosecuted The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University recently released their 2015 Report on Rental Housing, in which they reported that 49% of rental households are cost-burdened, meaning they spend more than 30% of their income on housing. These households struggle to save for a rainy day and pay other bills, such as food and healthcare.

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