Trump says his plan to remove barriers to housing affordability is real

President Donald Trump is touting a plan to help make it easier for people to buy homes, but the plan is not likely to help the country’s housing market, a new analysis shows.The Trump administration’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda, a plan the president signed in March, is designed to help spur construction of more …

Israeli courts issue orders restricting new construction in settlements

Israel’s high court on Tuesday issued a ruling allowing construction in newly built settlements in the West Bank.The court ruled in favor of the state of Israel, which has been pushing to build settlements and is seeking to re-zone the area.The decision was not immediately available.The construction of the new settlements in Judea and Samaria, …