Tenants in jeopardy as rent hikes outpace value of rental vouchers
No metro in the US held enough vouchers to meet soaring demand, with Miami and other cities in Florida standing out for disparities between available vouchers and renters who need them
by Ben Verde Apr 18
New home sales plummet 29.6% as homebuyers pull back with force
Sales of new homes dropped in July to a seasonally adjusted rate of 511,000, which was 29.6% below the levels seen in July 2021, according to data released Tuesday by the US Census Bureau
by Ben Verde Aug 23
Did Trump extend the eviction moratorium? Not exactly
Issued Saturday, the executive order offers some mitigation measures, but falls short of extending the moratorium included in the CARES Act
by Patrick Kearns Aug 10
Number of mortgages in forbearance keeps rising
4.2 million Americans are now using forbearance programs. However, the rate at which loans are going into forbearance is slowing, suggesting conditions are stabilizing
by Jim Dalrymple II May 26
HUD Secretary wants the American dream 'to resume'
Ben Carson believes the real estate industry has an important role to play in the economic recovery of the U.S.
by Patrick Kearns May 12
How the push against single-family zoning will impact agents
Minneapolis and Oregon have led the way, but cities and states across the US are increasingly looking at allowing multifamily units in response to supply shortages
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 3
HUD Secretary Ben Carson
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has formerly been accused of failing to enforce the Fair Housing Act
Facebook slashes 5,000 targeted ad options after HUD complaint
Online advertisers will no longer be allowed to exclude audiences based on ethnicity, race, religion or ZIP code
by Patrick Kearns Aug 23
New housing starts and permits tick upward, easing low inventory woes
The latest data could be a good sign for an inventory-starved housing market
by Patrick Kearns Aug 16
New home sales climb 6.7% after last month's drop
A seasonally adjusted 689,000 new homes were sold in May, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and HUD
by Patrick Kearns Jun 25
President Donald Trump
The plan likely won't get far in Congress, which already recently passed its own two-year budget extension
What does student debt mean for housing affordability?
The answer might not be what you'd think
by Mark Fleming Nov 14
Moving mom: 8 lessons I learned from loss
What you can do to help clients who are faced with moving a parent after losing a spouse
by Bernice Ross Feb 15
HUD prioritizing help for millennials with condo, credit, affordability initiatives
Takeaways from the realtor.com-hosted 'Millennials and the Housing Market' panel
by Gill South Oct 27
This could be the year FHA heeds calls to relax condo rules
NAR hoping for standards that look more like Fannie and Freddie's
by Brittany Morris Jan 9