Fannie Mae's First-Quarter 2011 National Housing Survey polled more than 3,400 homeowners and renters between January 2011 and March 2011 to assess their attitudes toward owning and renting a home, the current state of their household finances, views on the U.S. housing finance system, and overall confidence in the economy. Findings were compared to similar surveys conducted by Fannie Mae throughout 2010 and in December 2003.
According to the latest survey results:
The Housing Survey was designed to gain a better understanding of current attitudes toward housing and any differences since surveys conducted in Fourth Quarter 2010, Third Quarter 2010, June 2010, January 2010, and 2003. Our research helps inform the collective efforts of Fannie Mae and our partners to provide stability for the housing market.
On this Web page you will find a news release with highlights from the survey results, a fact sheet, and a presentation with extensive information from the survey.