January 8, 2015

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

Boosted by both the creation of more than 10 million jobs over the past 59 months and the impact of our programs, we have witnessed positive trends in the housing market in recent months – but nonetheless, the lingering impacts of the Great Recession remain a challenge for many Americans.

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December 10, 2014

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

HUD’s latest Housing Scorecard provides a closer look at the trajectory of the housing recovery and how our programs are serving the American people. As we look back on November, we saw significant progress in our nation’s economic recovery take hold. We witnessed America’s businesses adding 314,000 private sector jobs, totaling 10.9 million jobs over […]

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October 15, 2014

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

The latest Housing Scorecard provides a closer look at the trajectory of the housing recovery and how our programs are serving the American people. Over the past several months, boosted by both the creation of 10.3 million private sector jobs over 55 straight months of job growth and the impact of our programs, we have seen […]

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September 12, 2014

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

HUD’s monthly housing scorecard is our most important tool for tracking the health of the housing market. It shows how effectively our programs are serving the American people and where there is room for improvement.  In August, we saw positive overall trends in the housing market, but it’s clear many American families and homeowners are […]

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August 25, 2014

Creating Cities of Opportunity

Fiorello LaGuardia, a former Mayor of New York City, famously said “there is no Republican way or Democratic way to clean a street or build a sewer, but merely a right way and a wrong way.”  As a former Mayor myself, I have a deep appreciation of LaGuardia’s sentiment.

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