This Terwilliger Foundation report reveals the striking imbalance of current federal housing assistance, where most of the benefits accrue to higher income households. It notes that the median income of homeowner households ($68,797) is more than double the median income of renter households ($33,784), but renters receive none of benefits of mortgage-related tax expenditures and most of these expenditures go to higher income homeowners.
This 2014 Housing Assistance Council report explores the state of housing for seniors in rural America using demographic and market data, and it offers resources and recommendations for addressing the challenges identified.
This Harvard JCHS report analyzes the Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) of the Current Population Survey for 1985-2015 to examine the determinants of changes in the homeownership rate, using shift-share analyses to measure the extent to which changing demographics explain the observed changes.
The State of the Nation’s Housing, released annually by the Joint Center for Housing Studies, provides a periodic assessment of the nation’s housing outlook and summarizes important trends in the economics and demographics of housing.
This study explores how households in the Moving to Opportunity (MTO) demonstration fared after leaving housing assistance.
This 2013 report explores the neighborhood impact of five supportive housing residences in Columbus, Ohio. In doing so, it offers a compelling argument to counter the frequent not-in-my-back-yard (NIMBY) fears sometimes associated with supportive housing.
This Housing Opportunities Made Equal report outlines some clear differences in loan approval between white and minority borrowers in the City of Richmond.
This Urban Institute longitudinal study of household formation and home ownership rates from 2010 to 2030 reveals that new renters will outpace new homeowners in the coming decades and, that, while there will still be more owners than renters, the homeownership rate will continue to decline.
This summary report presents findings from a HUD study which applied paired-testing methodology in 28 metropolitan areas to measure the incidence and forms of discrimination experienced by black, Hispanic, and Asian renters and homebuyers.
A 2014 analysis by the Urban Institute investigating trends in mortgage credit accessibility, focusing mainly on the Real Denial Rate for low-credit profile applicants.