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Obtaining a mortgage is getting easier, but lenders are still too cautious, depressing housing demand and holding back a broader economic recovery.
The mortgage market has changed significantly, but mortgaging servicing regulations have not kept pace
Insights on how "shared equity" can keep homeownership affordable
Alternative credit scores can give millions of people access to valuable, mainstream lending credit. Here's what you need to know
Tight credit is not just an issue for the health of the overall economy, but one that affects racial and ethnic groups differently.
How many home loans are defaulting? It's not as straightforward as it seems.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

Behind the Numbers at the Urban Institute

Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Experts discuss the best available data and evidence on topics that matter.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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