Even after the Great Recession, homeownership remains an important path to wealth-building and residential stability for millions of households. Our research examines changing patterns of homeownership at the national and metro levels, as well as the demographic drivers of those patterns. We also look at how government programs and policies shape homebuyer markets and the housing finance system

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Hyojung Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

How Many Young Homebuyers Get Support from Their Parents and How Much of a Difference Does It Make?

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Rising house prices, increased interest rates, stricter underwriting standards, and significant student loans and credit-card debt have made it harder...

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Alexander Hermann

Research Assistant

What Accounts for Recent Growth in Homeowner Households?

Monday, November 26, 2018

In 2017, the US added more homeowners than any year since at least 2005, when the American Community Survey (ACS)...

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