In 2015, the US had the fifth lowest homeownership rate out of 18 other developed countries.
In 2015, the national homeownership rate declined to 62.7 percent, below the level 30 years prior.
Manufactured housing is the least expensive type of housing, but its annual production is low in recent years.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac draw more scrutiny, but the Federal Housing Administration is also central to housing finance reform.
Due to changes in the tax code, renting will look more attractive to many Americans in 2018 and beyond.