The government needs to do more to make housing attainable: report

According to the 30th anniversary of the State of the Nation’s Housing by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, even though more than 40 million units have been built over the past three decades, high mortgage rates — which are predicted to climb to more than 5 percent by year’s end — are still causing severe housing woes.

HUD kicks off two housing initiatives for the month of June

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced last week the start of two initiatives, National Homeownership Month and National Healthy Homes Month.

Homeownership remains extremely low in some of America’s biggest cities

While homeownership is declining across the United States, the drop is even more precipitous in some of America’s largest cities, according to a new report.

Hispanic homeowner pool is rapidly growing

Growth in homeownership is coming on strong from Hispanic homebuyers, according to a new report. The Hispanic Wealth Project recently released a report finding the homeownership growth rate among Hispanics outpaces every other racial demographic, citin…

Does homeownership pay during tax time?

On Thursday, Trulia released a study that highlights the gap in homeownership rates for women and minorities. According to the study, women and minorities who identify as the head of their household still aren’t borrowing to buy homes at the same rate …

HomeUnion names San Jose top single-family rental market in the nation

Low homeownership rates within the San Jose metro suggest the demand for single-family rental homes will expand this year.

According to HomeUnion, rents at single-family homes are expected to rise by 7.3 percent year-over-year, with the average rent c…

Hispanic homeownership outpaces declining national trends

A surge in purchasing power, entrepreneurial drive and significant income gains have led one — and only one– American demographic to defy national homeownership trends. Hispanics, who make up 18 percent of the total U.S. population, achieved a notabl…

Go figure: worst months to sell, buyer concerns, rental and homeownership rates and more

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