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Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Releases State of the Nation’s Housing 2022
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Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Releases State of the Nation’s Housing 2022




Strong Economic Conditions and a Tight Home Sales Market in Austin HMA
Strong Economic Conditions and a Tight Home Sales Market in Austin HMA

The Austin-Round Rocks, TX housing market area (Austin HMA) — coterminous with the Austin-Round Rocks, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) — is located in south-central Texas and includes Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties.




Strong economy and low inventory in the Bremerton-Silverdale HMA
Strong economy and low inventory in the Bremerton-Silverdale HMA

The Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington Housing Market Area (HMA) sits on the western shore of Puget Sound across from the city of Seattle.




Affordable Homeownership in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan HMA Despite Rising Home Sales Prices
Affordable Homeownership in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan HMA Despite Rising Home Sales Prices

The Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan housing market area (Grand Rapids HMA) is in west central Michigan near the Lake Michigan coast.




PD&R Quarterly Update: Government’s Response to the Eviction Crisis
PD&R Quarterly Update: Government’s Response to the Eviction Crisis

HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) held its most recent Quarterly Update on December 9, 2021.



High Home Sales Prices as Economic Activity Resumes in the Palm Bay HMA
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The Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville Housing Market Area (Palm Bay HMA) sits on the northeast coast of Florida, includes all of Brevard County and is coterminous with the metropolitan statistical area of the same name.


Universal Housing Vouchers
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HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is the largest rental subsidy program in the United States.




Using Artificial Intelligence To Promote Equity in Home Mortgage Access
Using Artificial Intelligence To Promote Equity in Home Mortgage Access

Access to fair mortgage products is crucial to many families’ ability to become homeowners. Mortgage access depends on assessments of the risk that a borrower will default, which typically are made through traditional credit scores and other financial information from lending institutions.



The American Housing Survey: Then and Now
The American Housing Survey: Then and Now

The American Housing Survey (AHS) is largest, most comprehensive national survey of housing in the United States.




High Home Sales Prices in a Tight Housing Market as Economic Activity Resumes in Spokane, Washington
High Home Sales Prices in a Tight Housing Market as Economic Activity Resumes in Spokane, Washington

The Spokane Housing Market Area (Spokane HMA) in eastern Washington includes the counties of Pend Oreille, Stevens, and Spokane and is coterminous with the Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Biennial Worst Case Housing Needs Assessment Reveals Ongoing Challenges in Years Before Pandemic
Biennial Worst Case Housing Needs Assessment Reveals Ongoing Challenges in Years Before Pandemic

Every 2 years, HUD has produced a report analyzing the current state and long-term trends of the worst case housing needs in the United States.



High Homeownership Rate and a Tight Housing Market in the Gary HMA
High Homeownership Rate and a Tight Housing Market in the Gary HMA

The Gary, Indiana housing market area (Gary HMA) borders Lake Michigan in northern Indiana and includes the counties of Lake, Porter, Jasper, and Newton.




Opportunities to Increase Housing Production and Preservation
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The United States needs more housing, and more varied types of housing, to meet households’ needs throughout the country.



All-Time High Home Sales Prices and Resumption of Economic Activity in Northern New Jersey
All-Time High Home Sales Prices and Resumption of Economic Activity in Northern New Jersey

The Bergen-Hudson-Passaic, New Jersey Housing Market Area (HMA) is located in northern New Jersey and includes the counties of Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic.




Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Report: State of the Nation’s Housing 2021 Release
Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Report: State of the Nation’s Housing 2021 Release

Falling unemployment rates, reopening businesses, and increases in spending are indicators that the economic recovery period from the COVID-19 pandemic is underway.



Slightly Tight Housing Markets as Economic Activity Resumes in the Harrisburg HMA
Slightly Tight Housing Markets as Economic Activity Resumes in the Harrisburg HMA

The Harrisburg-Carlisle Pennsylvania Housing Market Area (Harrisburg HMA) is situated on the Susquehanna River in the southeastern quadrant of Pennsylvania.




Housing Demand Concentrated in the Suburban Counties of the Milwaukee HMA
Housing Demand Concentrated in the Suburban Counties of the Milwaukee HMA

The Milwaukee-Waukesha, Wisconsin Housing Market Area (Milwaukee HMA) is in southeast Wisconsin on the coast of Lake Michigan.




New Developments Will Provide More Jobs as the Detroit HMA Economy Rebounds from the Pandemic
New Developments Will Provide More Jobs as the Detroit HMA Economy Rebounds from the Pandemic

The Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia Housing Market Area (Detroit HMA) is coterminous with the Detroit MSA and includes all of Wayne county, Michigan. Detroit is the most populous city in Michigan with an estimated population of 1.74 million.


Census Household Pulse Survey: Key Phase 3 Housing Payment Findings
Census Household Pulse Survey: Key Phase 3 Housing Payment Findings

The Census Household Pulse Survey provides insight on how individuals are experiencing business closures, stay-at-home orders, school closures, changes in spending patterns, and other abrupt and significant changes to American life during the pandemic.



A Balanced Housing Market and Strong Automotive Industry in the Greenville HMA
A Balanced Housing Market and Strong Automotive Industry in the Greenville HMA

The Greenville Housing Market Area (Greenville HMA), located in upstate South Carolina between the southern cities of Atlanta and Charlotte, includes the counties of Anderson, Greenville, Laurens, and Pickens and is coterminous with the Greenville Metropolitan Statistical Area.