February 8, 2016

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

HUD’s January Housing Scorecard takes a deeper look at the recovery of our nation’s housing market at the end of 2015. As we look back, we witnessed notable progress among key indicators: a surge in new home sales, a revival in existing home sales, and a drop in mortgage delinquencies. While our housing market is […]

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February 4, 2016

A Big Housing Problem Requires Clever, Collaborative Solutions

To address complex, societal problems, organizations must recognize the expertise of others and collaborate together on shared goals and strategies. That’s why AARP Foundation and HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research have signed a Memorandum of Understanding promoting coordinated research and initiatives to address the problem of inadequate, unaffordable housing for low-income older adults.

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January 11, 2016

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

Our latest housing scorecard examines housing recovery data, our programs’ performance, and areas for improvement. As 2015 came to a close, we saw our housing market reach key milestones on the path to recovery – homeowners’ equity rose again, the number of homeowners in negative equity continues to decline, and purchases of new homes increased. […]

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November 10, 2015

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

Our latest housing scorecard gives us a closer look at our nation’s housing market recovery, the performance of the Administration’s foreclosure mitigation programs, and areas for improvement. As we look back on October, we saw continued progress in our nation’s housing recovery.  The latest data show progress among key indicators, including growing strength in existing […]

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