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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Daniel McCue

Senior Research Associate

Buyer Beware: A Cautionary Note on the Most Recent Homeownership Data from HVS

Monday, August 10, 2020

The Census Bureau released its Q2 2020 Housing Vacancy Survey (HVS) estimates on July 28. Housing analysts look to this...

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Erin Graves

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Mortgage Default & Foreclosure in the Last Financial Crisis: HUD/FHA Policies and Innovative State and Local Initiatives

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A new series of Issue Briefs authored by Rachel Bratt, a Senior Research Fellow at the Joint Center for Housing...

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