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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Joshua Abel

2017 Meyer Fellow

How Do Mortgage Refinances Affect Debt, Default, and Spending?

Monday, May 20, 2019

In the wake of the Great Recession, US monetary policy focused in large measure on purchases of mortgage-backed securities, with...

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David Luberoff

Deputy Director

Strategies for Sustainable Growth in Community Land Trusts

Monday, April 22, 2019

With increasing concern about housing affordability, there has been growing interest in Community Land Trusts (CLTs), place-based non-profits that hold...

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