Housing

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Realtors® Encouraged by White House Plan to Expand Housing Supply

REALTORS® Encouraged by Plan to Expand Housing Supply The administration is working to address the housing supply crisis and prevent expansion of corporate landlords at the expense of homeownership. Media Contact:  Wesley Shaw 202-383-1193

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Housing Affordability and Food Sufficiency

The housing affordability crisis is an issue that has widespread budgetary implications for families. Using publicly available data, a strong connection is made between housing affordability and food insecurity in this report. www.nar.realtor – Research

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4 Ways Brokers Can Become Fair Housing Leaders

For brokers who wish to go beyond compliance and embrace advocacy, a host of new fair housing groups, experiences, and courses are available. www.nar.realtor – Fair Housing

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Outlying Counties of Metro Areas Show Stronger Housing Conditions Than in Central Counties

Home listings data from Realtor.com as of June 2021 indicates that housing demand in outlying counties of metropolitan areas is growing at a more robust pace than in the central counties, although both outlying and central counties are performing remarkably well compared to pre-pandemic conditions. www.nar.realtor – Research

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Humanizing the Housing Message

Anne Segrest McCulloch, President and CEO, Housing Partnership Equity Trust, discusses the need for affordable housing and declining incomes. www.nar.realtor – Fair Housing

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The Housing Conundrum

I’ve seen several housing booms and busts in my life. The biggest boom was the housing bubble in the mid-’00s, and the worst bust followed the bubble. Booms and bust have always been frequent in real estate. My Spidey senses are tingling again, however it isn’t obvious why this time – or what the outcome […]

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Once-In-A-Generation Response Needed to Address Housing Supply Crisis

Response Needed to Address Housing Supply Crisis Decades of underinvestment and underbuilding have created a housing shortage requiring a concerted, long-term nationwide commitment to overcome. Media Contact:  Wesley Shaw 202-383-1193 Transportation and Infrastructure, Fair Housing

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Highest Inflation in Decades, But Housing Has a Bigger Problem

Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch Inflation is bad for interest rates and it’s at the highest levels in decades. But the housing market has a far bigger problem. Actually, it’s not hard for a problem to become bigger than rates right now considering we’re still at levels that would have been record lows at any […]

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Looking for Affordable Housing? UI Says Look to Homeownership

A recent policy brief from the Urban Institute (UI) suggests a radical but common-sense solution for achieving affordable housing – homeownership. UI analyst Mike Loftin says there is no shortage of other policy proposals to address the housing problem – more federal investment in building public housing, subsidies to builders of affordable apartments, dramatic increases […]

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The First 100 Days in Housing

Real estate has been a priority in President Joe Biden’s early agenda. Find out what he’s achieved for the industry by the first major milestone of his administration. www.nar.realtor – Fair Housing

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