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Selling out: America's local landlords. Moving in: Big investors

Even before COVID-19 struck, America was plagued by a lack of affordable homes, defined by the government as one that a household can rent for 30% or less of their income. A quarter of American renters pay more than half their incomes on rent, the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies says.


How to Win in a Red-Hot Housing Market

Tight supply and continued strong demand from buyers has caused home prices to skyrocket, says Alexander Hermann, a research analyst and one of the lead authors of the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies’ 2021 State of the Nation’s Housing report.


Why people are having trouble turning their second homes into dream homes

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University has predicted a robust year for remodeling; experts attribute that to a strong housing market and increased home equity. The center predicts that remodeling and repairs to owner-occupied homes will jump to $352 billion this year, a 3.8% increase over last year.