Perspectives

Growing Diversity, Rising Educational Attainment, and the Future of Young-Adult Homeownership

June 20, 2017

by Dowell Myers and Patrick Simmons
University of Southern California; Economic & Strategic Research Group

Dowell Myers and Patrick SimmonsFaltering homeownership rates have become a widespread concern in the aftermath of the housing bust and financial crisis. Young adults have experienced particularly large declines in homeownership, with the homeownership rate of 25- to 44-year-olds plummeting by 10 percentage points over the past decade.

While the foreclosure crisis was one obvious cause of the young-adult homeownership retreat, other contributing factors include ...

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Homeownership education is evolving and it's good for business

June 14, 2017

by Michael Hernandez
Vice President – Housing Access, Affordable Housing Initiatives

Michael HernandezJune is National Homeownership Month and that gives us an opportunity to think about why we do the work we do. Helping our lender partners serve borrowers in every market is at the center of Fannie Mae’s mission, so we’re always trying to find new ways to help our customers advance their business, safely and effectively.

We believe that high-quality homeownership education and housing counseling can help expand the pool of mortgage-eligible buyers.

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Transforming America’s affordable rental housing into healthier places to live

June 1, 2017

Bob Simpson

by Bob Simpson
Vice President, Affordable and Green Finance
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APIs Are Reshaping Business Strategy

May 18, 2017

Tracy Stephan

by Tracy Stephan
Director, Economic & Strategic Research
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Fannie Mae Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

May 5, 2017

Tim Mayopoulos

by Tim Mayopoulos
President and CEO, Fannie Mae
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