HUD’s September housing scorecard provides a closer look at the recovery of our nation’s housing market. Although this scorecard notes that the housing market is on a healthy trajectory, it’s clear we must stay committed to helping American families and homeowners who continue to recover from the Great Recession. The latest data shows progress among key indicators, including growing strength in new home sales, an uptick in homeowners equity, and a steep decline in the number of underwater borrowers.
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We measure the health of our nation’s housing market with several important tools. Our latest housing scorecard gives us a closer look at the impact our policies and programs are having on American families. As we look back on August, we saw continued progress in our nation’s housing recovery take hold, including strength in existing home sales and a spike in new home sales. It’s clear we must continue supporting programs that will help more American families and homeowners recover from the Great Recession. Continue reading →