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Trends in the Denver, Colorado Housing Market Area
Denver CHMA Summary

Denver, the capital of Colorado, sits just east of the Rocky Mountains in the north-central part of the state and has a population of about 2.8 million people.




Housing Demand Forecast for the Flagstaff, Arizona Housing Market Area
Housing Demand Forecast for the Flagstaff, Arizona Housing Market Area

The Flagstaff, Arizona housing market area (HMA) has been experiencing economic growth since 2010, following 3 years of decline.




A New Era of Homeownership
A New Era of Homeownership

On June 1, 2017, HUD kicked off National Homeownership Month by hosting A New Era of Homeownership, a forum that brought together a diverse group of experts to examine current forces at work in the nation’s housing markets.




An Unfinished Subdivision Given New Life by Santa Fe CDFI Homewise
An Unfinished Subdivision Given New Life by Santa Fe CDFI Homewise

Once a stalled project with no clear future, the Tessera subdivision located in the hills of northwestern Santa Fe is on track to provide affordable, sustainable homeownership opportunities for area residents.



Shreveport Ridge Addresses the Need for Workforce Housing in a High-Cost Virginia County
Shreveport Ridge Addresses the Need for Workforce Housing in a High-Cost Virginia County

Loudoun County, Virginia, on the western edge of the Washington, DC metropolitan area, is one of the most expensive places to live in the United States.



HOPE VI Data Compilation and Analysis
HOPE VI Data Compilation and Analysis

At the local level, developers and city governments use mixed-income housing as a strategy to deconcentrate poverty and rejuvenate neighborhoods. HUD implemented the HOPE VI program in the 1990s to follow through on its goal to support mixed-income housing.



 
Demystifying HUD’s CHMA Reports: An Interview with Kevin Kane
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In this column, Kevin Kane, PD&R’s Chief Housing Market Analyst, highlights how HUD’s Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis reports provide insight into local economic and housing market conditions.
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Is There a Slowdown in the Apartment Market?
Is There a Slowdown in the Apartment Market?

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal posed the question of whether the national apartment market is cooling down. After years of high demand for rental housing, recent data suggest that supply may have finally caught up.
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The Opportunity Project, Creating Digital Tools with Open Data: An Interview with Drew Zachary
The Opportunity Project, Creating Digital Tools with Open Data: An Interview with Drew Zachary

In this column, Drew Zachary, Policy Advisor at the White House Domestic Policy Council, discusses the Opportunity Project, a program that exploits open data sources and provides tools that enable greater access to opportunity for all Americans.
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Demand for Rental Housing at New High
Demand for Rental Housing at New High

The pace of multifamily housing construction in the United States has increased considerably since the recent recession, with most of the growth concentrated in the rental sector.
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Spotlight on Housing Starts
Spotlight on Housing Starts

If you watch or read economic commentary, you will most likely come across an economic indicator known as “housing starts.”
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Using Public Land to Defray the Cost of Affordable Housing
Using Public Land to Defray the Cost of Affordable Housing

Cities across the country are struggling to meet their residents’ demand for rental housing. The result: rapidly rising rents that often make housing unaffordable for low- and middle-income families.
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Spotlight on First Quarter Regional Rental Market Conditions
Spotlight on First Quarter Regional Rental Market Conditions

As more people have looked to rental housing as an alternative to homeownership over the past 8 years, researchers have renewed their focus on the importance of rental market conditions in analyzing the overall housing market.
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Employee Housing Improves Affordability in Watford, North Dakota

Employee Housing Improves Affordability in Watford, North Dakota

Watford City, North Dakota, the county seat of McKenzie County, stands at the southeastern edge of the Bakken oil fields.
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The Impact of Recent Oil and Natural Gas Price Declines on Local Housing Markets

The Impact of Recent Oil and Natural Gas Price Declines on Local Housing Markets

Domestic oil and natural gas markets benefited from strong demand and higher oil and natural gas prices in the early part of this decade.
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Spotlight on the Austin-Round Rock, Texas Labor Market
Spotlight on the Austin-Round Rock, Texas Labor Market

The steady growth in the national labor market has been one of the major stories of the current economic recovery.
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