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News Headlines - Housing Vacancies and Homeownership

RisMedia.com (press release)

Beyond the Bottom? Homeownership Rate Creeps Back Up
RisMedia.com (press release)
The homeownership rate crept up close to a full percentage point from one year ago to 63.7 percent in the second quarter, encouraged by more owner household formation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's recent Quarterly Housing Vacancies and ...

Builder Magazine

Homeownership Pivots Toward Positive
Builder Magazine
Homeownership rates less-than-inched up, from 63.6% to 63.7%--one decimal point--in the Census Bureau's Residential Vacancies and Homeownership report for Q2 2017, released yesterday. That change of one decimal point was sequential, from the first ...

The MReport

US Homeownership Rate Jumps From 50-Year Low
Fox Business
Nonetheless, the trend is good news for the housing market and the U.S. economy overall, given the boost that new-home construction provides. Builders are likely to continue ramping up production of starter homes in response to increasing demand from ...
Millennials drive up homeownership rate in Q2HousingWire
Buying Pulls Ahead of RentingThe MReport

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Reno Gazette Journal

Reno renters buckle from record-high apartment rent, 'near-zero' vacancy
Reno Gazette Journal
As Northern Nevada started to enjoy an economic development renaissance in the last few years, however, residents like Carte found themselves caught in the costly wake of Reno's housing crunch. The recent influx of new workers combined with near-zero ...

Residential Investment Weighed Down Q2 GDP
Mortgage News Daily
Other housing news includes an apparent stabilizing of the homeownership rate after a decade of decline. The second quarter rate ... The rental vacancy rate rose for the fourth consecutive quarter to 7.3 percent, the highest since the third quarter of ...

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Mortgage Rates Stay Low, But Wary Consumers Could Miss Out ...
Mortgage rates have held steady this week. And while rates chill, consumers' feelings about the housing market have gone cold, with Americans less willing to ...

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US homeownership spikes a year after hitting 50-year low
The Real Deal Magazine
US homeownership spikes a year after hitting 50-year low. Q2 saw a rate of 64 percent, according to the Census Bureau ... It's not good news for landlords, who are dealing with high vacancy rates. However, it is provides a boost for new construction ...

Pacific Northwest Inlander

Out of Rooms
Pacific Northwest Inlander
For the past two years, Spokane County's vacancy rate has been 1.4 percent or lower, according to an apartment survey conducted by the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at the University of Washington. ... Arielle Anderson, a housing ...

HousingWire (blog)

It starts with rental housing: 3 key considerations for housing finance reform
HousingWire (blog)
While much of the focus of reform is directed at “single-family” homeownership, the demand for rental homes will be the dominant force in the housing market for the foreseeable future. According to Urban Institute projections, 62% of new housing demand ...
2017 DFAST Severely Adverse Scenario - Federal Housing Finance AgencyFederal Housing Finance Agency

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Understanding Rust Belt Housing Markets - Forbes
New studies released this week on the housing markets of metropolitan Chicago and Detroit reveal similarities between the regions -- and differences between ...

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