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Fannie Mae created the streamlined modification program to help more borrowers in distress avoid foreclosure.
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act poses risks for the availability of affordable rental housing in rural America.
As rents rise and incomes stagnate, changes in the LIHTC program’s production could have serious consequences for the communities dependent on it.
If the homeownership rate for millennials had stayed the same as previous generations, there would be about 3.4 million more homeowners today.
Most manufactured homebuyers use chattel loans rather than more affordable mortgage loans to finance their purchase.
What has led to major problems with public housing in New York City and other cities?
Boston's city center has surged in popularity, leaving prices to lag in historically popular suburbs.
Some responses to the crisis remain incomplete, while others have been too severe, contributing to new problems.
The Bay Area's epic housing crisis will likely continue to squeeze homeowners across the income spectrum out of the market.
In 2016, the Federal Housing Administration insured approximately 9,507 mortgages for ineligible borrowers.

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