Category Housing-Real Estate

Overincome Families Residing in Public Housing Units

Overincome Families Residing in Public Housing Units (PDF) Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General Public housing authorities provided public housing assistance to as many as 25,226 families whose income exceeded HUD’s 2014 eligibility income limits. Of these 25,226 families, 17,761 had earned more than the qualifying amount for more […]

The State of the Nation’s Housing 2015

The State of the Nation’s Housing 2015 Source: Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University The fledgling U.S. housing recovery lost momentum last year as homeownership rates continued to fall, single-family construction remained near historic lows, and existing home sales cooled, concludes The State of the Nation’s Housing report released today by the Joint […]

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market Source: Pew Research Center In terms of sheer numbers, there are more young adults today than there were when the recession hit – the 18- to 34-year-old population has grown by nearly 3 million since 2007. But the number heading their own households has not increased. […]

Financial Security Scorecard: A State-by-State Analysis of Economic Pressures Facing Future Retirees

Financial Security Scorecard: A State-by-State Analysis of Economic Pressures Facing Future Retirees Source: National Institute on Retirement Security This new analysis gauges the relative performance of the fifty states and the District of Columbia in three key areas: anticipated retirement income; major retirement costs like housing and healthcare; and labor market conditions for older workers. […]

Are Millennials Responsible for the Decline in First-Time Home Purchases?

Are Millennials Responsible for the Decline in First-Time Home Purchases? Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Having isolated first-time homebuyers in this data set, we looked at their purchasing trends and demographic attributes from 2000 to 2014. In this data set, we found that roughly 1 percent to 2 percent of the population purchased a […]

Profile of International Home Buying Activity

Profile of International Home Buying Activity Source: National Association of Realtors This report is based on a survey of REALTORS® about Existing Home Sales to resident and non-resident foreigners over the time period April 2014 through March 2015. Approximately 209 thousand houses are estimated to have been sold to foreign buyers over the time period, […]

House Price Statistics for Small Areas in England and Wales, 1995 to 2014

House Price Statistics for Small Areas in England and Wales, 1995 to 2014 Source: Office for National Statistics Main findings In 2014, the local authority with the largest median house price was Kensington and Chelsea at £1,195,000. In 2014, the local authority with the smallest median house price was Blaenau Gwent at £75,000. The local […]