March 18, 2016

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing Headlines

Read some of the key articles related to the mortgage market, housing, and the broader economy.

"Fannie and Freddie give $186M to affordable housing fund" (National Mortgage News, March 11)

"Black real estate brokers drive home-ownership campaign" (The Commercial Appeal, March 13)

"U.S. multifamily mortgages grew at fastest pace since 1993" (Reuters, March 14)

"US homebuilder sentiment holds steady in March" (Business Insider/Associated Press, March 15)

"The 11 best US cities for young people to buy a home" (Business Insider, March 15)

"Majority of House calls for CFPB to exempt small banks from rules" (National Mortgage News, March 15)

"Hispanic homeownership on the rise" (HousingWire, March 15)

"US home construction jumps in February" (Business Insider/Associated Press, March 16)

"Don't expect realty agents to answer loaded questions about neighborhoods" (Washington Post, March 16)

"First-time homebuyers lose out during the busy U.S. homebuying season" (HousingWire, March 16)

"Mortgage rates climb for third week" (MarketWatch, March 17)

"Sure, renters aspire to own homes—but see renting as better for now" (, March 17)

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