About 61 percent of homeowners and renters say the economy is on the wrong track, according to the results of a housing survey conducted for Fannie Mae, and about 60 percent of respondents said it is more difficult for them to secure a home loan than for their parents' generation. An earlier survey, conducted in December 2003, found that 43 percent of respondents believed that the economy was on the wrong track at that time, and 49 percent said it was more difficult to secure a loan at that time than it was in their parents' generation. The latest Fannie Mae National Housing Survey, conducted from Dec. 12, 2009, to Jan. 12, 2010, by Penn Schoen Berland in partnership with Oliver Wyman, included 3,451 telephone interviews with U.S. adults. The survey is intended to assess confiden...
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