May 20, 2016

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing Headlines

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

"Freddie Mac launches multifamily index for investors" (, May 16)

"US homebuilder sentiment holds steady in May" (Washington Post/Associated Press, May 16)

"Freddie Mac adds multifamily credit risk transfer capability" (Affordable Housing Finance, May 16)

"Housing starts in U.S. increase, extending see-saw pattern" (Bloomberg, May 17)

"Rental costs continue to surge past incomes" (MarketWatch, May 17)

"Investors with 'little or no experience' buying up affordable housing communities" (National Real Estate Investor, May 17)

"Housing forecasts stay calm through economic storm" (DS News, May 18)

"Rent or buy? Tips for retired house-hunters" (Wall Street Journal, May 18)

"Mortgage rates hold steady amid positive economic news" (Washington Post, May 19)

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