February 26, 2015

FHA’s Middle Class Promise

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Over the last 80 years, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has played a critical role in building America’s middle class and has since helped 40 million families become homeowners.

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February 13, 2015

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 January, we experienced great progress in our nation’s economic recovery: America’s businesses added 267,000 private-sector jobs, totaling nearly 11.2 million jobs over the past 61 months, when the economy began creating jobs again.

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November 14, 2014

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

As we look back on October, we witnessed progress in our nation’s economic recovery, including a rise in total employment numbers to above pre-recession levels and a drop in the unemployment rate to 5.8 percent. This headway translated into some of the positive trends we are seeing today in the housing market. We measure the […]

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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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