In the media

When Retirees Should Not Pay Off Their Mortgages

Wall Street Journal

Many homeowners dream of hosting a “mortgage-burning” party as they...

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Building A Legacy

US News and World Report

THREE YEARS AGO, JIMMY Carter figured he was facing the...

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Are you 'Insecure' about your financial situation?

The Washington Post

In the real world, affordable housing in major metropolitan areas...

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Event

Beyond Public Housing: Housing Authorities' Roles in Local Affordable Housing Markets

September 2018

Beyond Public Housing: Housing Authorities' Roles in Local Affordable Housing...

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Event

Survival of the Fairest: The Past, Present, and Future of HUD's Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

October 2018

Survival of the Fairest: The Past, Present, and Future of...

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Event

The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America

October 2018

Who really benefits from urban revival? Cities, from trendy coastal...

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Publications

Patterns and Trends of Residential Integration in the United States Since 2000

September 2017

Residential segregation by race and ethnicity is a longstanding challenge...

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Publications

Investigating Metro-Area Home Improvement Spending Cycles

July 2018

The robust gains in the national home remodeling market in...

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Publications

Waiting for Homeownership: Assessing the Future of Homeownership, 2015-2035

December 2016

The decade-long decline in the homeownership rate in the United...

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Alexander Hermann

Research Assistant

How Much Will Homeowners Spend to Rebuild & Repair After Hurricane Florence?

Monday, September 24, 2018

Hurricane Florence was yet another reminder that natural disasters can inflict significant damage to the built environment. According to early...

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Jennifer Molinsky

Senior Research Associate

Older Adults Increasingly Face Housing Affordability Challenges

Friday, September 21, 2018

Due to both population growth and soaring housing costs, the number of adults age 65 and over struggling to afford...

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Riordan Frost

Research Assistant

Not just the Sunbelt: Millennials and Baby Boomers Increasingly Head West

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

When Americans decide to pick up and move, over the past fifty years they most commonly have left the Northeast...

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Alexander Hermann

Research Assistant

Price-to-Income Ratios are Nearing Historic Highs

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The typical sale price of an existing single-family home in 2017 was 4.2 times greater than the median household income,...

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Throughout the year, the Joint Center for Housing Studies reaches beyond the university to promote national discussion of important housing policy issues. In addition to on-campus seminars, lectures, and webcasts, we convene major conferences and symposia on topics of national importance in the housing field, bringing together housing practitioners, researchers, and policymakers from organizations and communities around the country.

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