Even after the Great Recession, homeownership remains an important path to wealth-building and residential stability for millions of households. Our research examines changing patterns of homeownership at the national and metro levels, as well as the demographic drivers of those patterns. We also look at how government programs and policies shape homebuyer markets and the housing finance system

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Jonathan Spader

Senior Research Associate

VIDEO: Watch our Symposium on Housing Tenure and Financial Security

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Homeownership has long been a central pillar of financial security for American families. However, the foreclosure crisis led many families...

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Hyojung Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

How Many Young Homebuyers Get Support from Their Parents and How Much of a Difference Does It Make?

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Rising house prices, increased interest rates, stricter underwriting standards, and significant student loans and credit-card debt have made it harder...

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