I hate hearing (middle-class or wealthy) people say how much opportunity there is to make money in recessions. All it does is increase the wealth gap when already wealthy investors buy up houses and other assets and literally lord it over the lower income population. I like how this program from a U.S. city government is trying to open home-ownership to it's citizens.
I came across this the other day and thought if anyone else besides me takes these promises to plant trees or some other carbon capture method with a grain of salt.
As a search engine it acts as a proxy for Bing and then uses Open Street Maps when looking up addresses, so it adds a dash of privacy.