August 12, 2016

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing Headlines

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

"The next big fight over housing could happen, literally, in your back yard" (Washington Post, Aug. 7)

"As US housing recovers, low incomes keep Detroit far behind" (Associated Press, Aug. 7)

"Freddie Mac unveils new green loan program" (Multifamily Executive, Aug. 8)

"Consumer spending, income expectations rise, New York Fed says" (MarketWatch, Aug, 8)

"U.S. household debt rises to $12.29 trillion in second quarter: NY Fed survey" (Reuters, Aug. 9)

"Foreclosure prevention activities drop further in May" (DS News, Aug. 9)

"In recovering housing market, the starter home remains elusive" (Reuters, Aug. 10)

"NAR: Home affordability remains as depressed as the average American paycheck" (HousingWire, Aug. 10)

"Maternity leave should not be a mortgage hurdle" (Chicago Tribune, Aug. 11)

"Mortgage rates move slightly higher as refinances fuel uptick in applications" (Washington Post, Aug. 11)

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