Sometime during the early 2000s, I attended a fundraiser for my children’s school.
Three years after the onset of COVID-19, the pandemic’s effects on the U.S. housing market and housing affordability continue to unfold.
On December 6, 2022, HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) held a Quarterly Update event on institutional investors in housing.
New HUD PD&R Research Awards Aim to Shed Light on Evictions From HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program
In June 2022, the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) of Harvard University released its 35th annual housing report, The State of the Nation’s Housing 2022, which assesses the current state of the housing market.
The Austin-Round Rocks, TX housing market area (Austin HMA) — coterminous with the Austin-Round Rocks, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) — is located in south-central Texas and includes Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties.
The Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Housing Market Area (HMA) sits on the western shore of Puget Sound across from the city of Seattle.
The Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan housing market area (Grand Rapids HMA) is in west central Michigan near the Lake Michigan coast.
HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) held its most recent Quarterly Update on December 9, 2021.
The Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville Housing Market Area (Palm Bay HMA) sits on the northeast coast of Florida, includes all of Brevard County and is coterminous with the metropolitan statistical area of the same name.
HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is the largest rental subsidy program in the United States.
Access to fair mortgage products is crucial to many families’ ability to become homeowners. Mortgage access depends on assessments of the risk that a borrower will default, which typically are made through traditional credit scores and other financial information from lending institutions.
The American Housing Survey (AHS) is largest, most comprehensive national survey of housing in the United States.
The Spokane Housing Market Area (Spokane HMA) in eastern Washington includes the counties of Pend Oreille, Stevens, and Spokane and is coterminous with the Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Every 2 years, HUD has produced a report analyzing the current state and long-term trends of the worst case housing needs in the United States.
The Gary, Indiana housing market area (Gary HMA) borders Lake Michigan in northern Indiana and includes the counties of Lake, Porter, Jasper, and Newton.
The United States needs more housing, and more varied types of housing, to meet households’ needs throughout the country.
The Bergen-Hudson-Passaic, New Jersey Housing Market Area (HMA) is located in northern New Jersey and includes the counties of Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic.
Falling unemployment rates, reopening businesses, and increases in spending are indicators that the economic recovery period from the COVID-19 pandemic is underway.
The Harrisburg-Carlisle Pennsylvania Housing Market Area (Harrisburg HMA) is situated on the Susquehanna River in the southeastern quadrant of Pennsylvania.