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Black Home Ownership Faltering
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Black Home Ownership Faltering

Black home-ownership rates have declined to levels not seen since the 1960s,... More

First-Time Buyers Doing Well; Move-Up Buyers Not So Much
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First-Time Buyers Doing Well; Move-Up Buyers Not So Much

A new blog from the Urban Institute says that America's repeat home buyers have... More

Repeat Home Buying Has Fallen Drastically
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Repeat Home Buying Has Fallen Drastically

There were half as many repeat home buyers in the market in 2015 compared to 2001,... More

Women Better than Men at Paying Mortgages
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Women Better than Men at Paying Mortgages

Although women pay more for mortgages, they are better at paying them back,... More

Borrower Defaults Are Way Down--and That's a Bad Thing?
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Borrower Defaults Are Way Down--and That's a Bad Thing?

Housing finance expert Laurie Goodman makes the case for lending to borrowers with... More

This Real Estate Game Shows Why There's Not Enough Affordable Housing
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This Real Estate Game Shows Why There's Not Enough Affordable Housing

Spoiler: There's only one way to win the game: you need public subsidies to help... More

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In Low-Income Neighborhoods, Unexpected Strength in Homeownership

An Urban Institute study finds that homeownership buffered residents of poor neighborhoods from the throws of the recession. More

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