Are gains in black homeownership history?

Gains in black homeownership have been hard won, yet lately black homeownership rates have declined to levels not seen since the 1960s.

Borrowers with less-than-perfect credit are giving up trying to get a mortgage

A more accurate way of measuring mortgage denial rates confirms that it’s harder to get a mortgage today than it was before the housing crisis.

Updating mortgage servicing now will ensure the mortgage market better serves all Americans

Servicing mortgages is key to a healthy housing market, but remains expensive and complicated due to regulations put in place to respond to the housing crisis.

Retaining the current price for government mortgages is a good idea

A close look at the mortgage price reduction recently suspended by the Trump administration reveals that the impact on the market would have been small.

Where Republicans will focus in housing policy

Last week, thought leaders who could influence the incoming regime gathered at the Urban Institute to discuss where housing policy should go in the years to come.

What is the Obama administration’s legacy on housing?

Senior Obama administration officials involved in housing policy discuss how they approached the housing crisis and lessons learned along the way.

Seven housing finance numbers to remember in 2017

As new trends and power dynamics develop, keep in mind these seven numbers, which illustrate some of the most important issues facing the housing market.

When interest rates go up in a healthy economy, history says home prices will rise

Since the election, mortgage rates have risen. What does this mean for home prices?

Minority homeownership surged in these eight cities, but will success last?

Many minority borrowers hit the housing market at the worst time, and while some have recovered, too many are still paying for bad timing.

11 questions you should ask before sharing your home equity with Wall Street

For-profit investors are offering loans to borrowers in exchange for a share of their home's equity. But is this a good deal for buyers in a bind?