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Gains in black homeownership have been hard won, yet lately black homeownership rates have declined to levels not seen since the 1960s.
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.
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.
As Carson crafts his goals for HUD, he should look to emerging cross-sector collaborations across the country that are improving health outcomes through housing.
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.
A new wave of unsafe houses called "sick homes" have exited foreclosure only to be resold to unknowing residents, harming families and communities.
The first priority of the Housing First approach is to help people find and maintain their own housing.
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.
Senior Obama administration officials involved in housing policy discuss how they approached the housing crisis and lessons learned along the way.
How can we act on the growing evidence base and increasing awareness about the central importance of housing?

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