Archives: Housing

Steel Yourselves: The Brief but Illustrious History of Lustron

The concept was simple: enamel-covered steel, prefabricated houses that would meet the surging post-war housing demand in the late 1940s. The stage was set for the Lustron corporation to change the American landscape forever. This hour we’ll discuss how a company that called itself “The House America’s Been Waiting For” ultimately got left behind.

The Housing Market and Housing Trends

The housing market is always changing… On this hour, we’ll talk about hot trends in housing.

State of Central Ohio Real Estate

If you’re lucky, you love where you live, have no intention of moving, buying or selling. These days, if you can stay put, that looks like the best bet. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll continue our conversation about the travails of the real estate market in Columbus and central Ohio with a couple of experts.

Re-imagining “The Grapes of Wrath” For Our Time

On the surface, “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck seems to be outdated. The modern housing crisis, however, says otherwise. Join us on All Sides to discuss the foreclosure crisis in America.

Condominium Conundrum

Are condominiums still a good investment?

Property Regulations/ Biking

Suburban rules regulating the appearance and use of residential property, and how bicycling can be a means to active living

Furniture Bank of Central Ohio

How a local non-profit community agency helps low income families in Central Ohio turn an empty house into a home