It’s Difficult for Manufactured Home Borrowers to Reap the Benefits of Historically Low Interest Rates

Manufactured home borrowers face the greatest obstacles in refinancing are have been unable to take advantage of the low interest rates.

Renters Living in Units Owned by Mom-and-Pop Landlords Are Struggling to Pay Rent More Than Those Living in Large Multifamily Buildings

With the distribution of emergency rental assistance funds slowly picking up and the national eviction moratorium ending last month, real-time data that reflect the financial health of renters is critical.

Three Ways Improving Housing Stability Can Make Long-Term Progress toward Racial Equity

How can changes in local and federal policy improve housing stability, housing affordability, and wealth building opportunities for Black, Indigenous, and Latinx communities?

The FHA’s New Loss Mitigation Waterfall Will Offer Much-Needed Relief to Borrowers Exiting Forbearance

Evidence suggests the FHA’s low-documentation modification will greatly improve the take-up rate and increase the number of successful modifications.

How to Leverage Behavioral Science to Get Emergency Rental Assistance into the Hands of Vulnerable Households Faster

Strategies local program administrators can use to speed rental relief delivery as federal eviction protections start to run out

If Repurposed for Their Intended Use, Guarantee Fees Can Help Advance Racial Equity in Housing

How the repurposing of guarantee fees can support affordable housing and underserved market priorities.

The Pandemic Is Making It Difficult for Mom-and-Pop Landlords to Maintain Their Properties

Assistance could be a lifeline for many tenants and landlords, providing vital funding for much-needed preservation of their homes and properties.  

Increasing Diversity in the Appraisal Profession Combined with Short-Term Solutions Can Help Address Valuation Bias for Homeowners of Color

Addressing the lack of diversity in the appraiser industry could improve outcomes for Black and Hispanic communities.