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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Kristin Perkins

Postdoctoral Fellow

Tenure Transitions Are More Common Than We Think

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Commonly-used measures of the homeownership rate generally describe aggregate trends consistent with the image of young households that start out...

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David Luberoff

Deputy Director

Do State Income Taxes Affect Home Values?

Thursday, February 22, 2018

State and local governments account for about 40 percent of all tax collections in the United States, but federal taxes...

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