Vulnerable homeowners need better policies to enhance their financial resilience to weather COVID-19 and future crises.
Unprotected homeowners of color are feeling the impact of the recession, and the long-term effects could delay their recovery.
Data suggest that the financial burden for many renters is increasing as the pandemic continues and as future labor market conditions and additional government assistance remain uncertain.
Landlords are facing increased vacancies, decreased rent collections, and more pressure to sell their properties.
Understanding barriers to homeownership in Newark can help us better understand how to reduce the racial homeownership gap in other cities.
Two case studies shed light on the interplay between property taxes, housing supply, and residential mobility.
Appraisal Waivers Have Helped Homeowners Find Payment Flexibility Amid Pandemic-Induced Economic Struggles
For many homeowners, the increased use of appraisal waivers has provided a tangible financial benefit during COVID-19.
Approximately 400,000 homeowners who became delinquent after the pandemic began have forgone forbearance and become delinquent.
Proposition 15 might moderately increase housing supply, but because it affects so few properties, it can’t solve California’s housing crisis.