November 9, 2016

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

Our latest housing scorecard provides a detailed look at the recovery of our nation’s housing market and the success of the Obama Administration’s programs. In October, we witnessed progress among key indicators including a rebound in both new and existing home sales and the lowest level of foreclosure starts since May 2005. While the housing […]

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October 28, 2016

Tomica’s story: Putting a human face to homeless data

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Recently, I attended a panel discussion about the value of data in the effort to end homelessness.  While all the policy wonks gathered to digest the data, one young lady brought the data to life, and reminded me that all the numbers represent real people. Homeless since she was 11, the now 23-year old woman […]

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September 12, 2016

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

HUD’s latest housing scorecard provides a snapshot of the recovery of our nation’s housing market during August. As we look back, we witnessed notable progress among key indicators, including a surge in new home sales, increasing home values, and a continued decline in foreclosure starts and completions. Although this scorecard notes that the housing market […]

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August 2, 2016

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

HUD’s housing scorecard provides a monthly snapshot of our nation’s housing market and how our initiatives are serving Americans. As we look back on July, we witnessed progress among key indicators including a rebound in purchases of new homes, a continued increase in existing home sales, and a dip in mortgage rates to another three-year […]

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July 6, 2016

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

Our latest housing scorecard examines housing recovery data, our programs’ performance, and areas for improvement. As we look back on June, we saw continued progress in our nation’s housing recovery. The latest data show growth among key indicators: sales of existing homes reached their highest pace in more than nine years, a sharp gain in […]

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