Housing Markets & Conditions

With residential construction, home improvements, and related household expenditures accounting for roughly a fifth of GDP, housing market conditions are a critical indicator of the economy’s health. Our annual State of the Nation’s Housing report and other publications provide comprehensive analyses of new and existing home prices and sales, rents and vacancy rates, construction and improvement spending, and financial market indicators.

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David Luberoff

Deputy Director

Racialized Recovery: Postforeclosure Pathways in Boston’s Neighborhoods

Monday, January 06, 2020

While many studies have shown that most foreclosures during the Great Recession occurred in minority or disadvantaged neighborhoods, few have...

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Don Layton

Senior Industry Fellow

Treasury’s Long GSE Capital To-Do List

Thursday, December 19, 2019

As the year ends, the momentum for the two government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, to exit conservatorship...

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