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Great Places to Retire Where Rent Is Under $1,000 a Month

Yahoo Finance

Rental demand in the US has been growing over the...

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The retirement community of the future may be more like a WeWork


Until recently, US senior-housing solutions have largely consisted of cookie-cutter...

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The affordable housing crisis, explained


Even as the economy continues to grow, Americans face widening...

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The State of the Nation's Housing 2019 Release

June 2019

Join us as we release the 2019 State of the...

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Defining Suburbs: How Definitions Shape the Suburban Landscape

February 2019

This paper examines three types of suburban definitions to understand...

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Tenure Projections of Homeowner and Renter Households for 2018-2038

March 2019

Following the rise and fall in the U.S. homeownership rate...

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Measuring Housing Affordability: Assessing the 30 Percent of Income Standard

September 2018

The 30-percent of income standard is a widely used and...

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Joshua Abel

2017 Meyer Fellow

How Do Mortgage Refinances Affect Debt, Default, and Spending?

Monday, May 20, 2019

In the wake of the Great Recession, US monetary policy focused in large measure on purchases of mortgage-backed securities, with...

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David Luberoff

Deputy Director

What Happens When Community-Based Organizations Do Disaster-Related Work?

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

When environmental disasters such as Hurricane Harvey or California’s multi-year drought occur, community-based organizations (CBOs) focused on affordable housing and...

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George Masnick

Senior Research Fellow

Behind the Data: Dramatic Changes in Low-Growth Cities and States

Monday, May 13, 2019

Whenever the Census Bureau releases its annual population estimates, the press release and the coverage that follows invariably single out...

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Kermit Baker

Senior Research Fellow

New York’s $12 Billion Remodeling Market is the Largest Among Major Metro Areas

Friday, May 10, 2019

In 2017, New York’s $12.2 billion market for home improvements was about 45 percent greater than the next largest markets...

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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. Fall 2019 events will be added to the calendar this summer.

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