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Newly released HMDA data reveal three important facts about multifamily lending.
Looking only at national housing trends can mask differences across states.
In their annual report to Congress, the FHA showed a major improvement in the capital ratio of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance fund.
Even as they seek to be visionary, new proposals should focus on addressing the steady decline in public housing.
Today's low debt service ratio partly reflects the difficulties some would-be homeowners are having qualifying for a mortgage.
Brian Brooks recently outlined how the tech sector is addressing the housing sector’s supply and demand mismatch.
The $29.1 trillion value of the US housing market is at a historic high, but mortgage debt held by homeowners is stable.
UnitedHealth is betting that investments to support housing stability will lead to a reduction in high-cost medical services.
The RAD program allows housing authorities to “convert” their units into project-based Section 8 assistance.

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