October 5, 2017
This edition of Housing Insights provides a detailed exploration of Baby Boomers’ likelihood of owning their homes outright, investigating whether Boomer homeowners began to extinguish their housing debts more rapidly as the economy emerged from recession.
April 27, 2017
This edition of Housing Insights analyzes the change in the proportion of young adults residing with parents as the same group of young people grows older and passes from one age group to the next.
October 18, 2016
The shift in the nation's single-family housing stock from owner-occupancy to rentals during the housing bust and recovery is examined.
August 10, 2016
Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group examines the young-adult homeownership rate change for both age groups and birth cohorts.
June 16, 2016
This edition explores the factors underlying the recent volatility in Housing Vacany Survey (HVS) household growth estimates.
American Housing Survey Data Shows Changes in Multifamily Supply Unfavorable to Lower-Income Renters
February 11, 2016
Estimates of changes to the stock of multifamily housing in the U.S. are presented.
February 1, 2016
The population of doubled-up households in the U.S. is significant and growing.
December 16, 2015
This edition prepares several projection scenarios for young-adult homeownership during the remainder of the decade.
December 3, 2015
Analysis focuses on the impact of Fannie Mae eligibility changes and finds that the decline in mid-tier lending persists after controlling for eligibility.
August 28, 2015
In this edition, projections of cumulative five-year house price growth "drags" caused by prior year’s oil price decline.
August 20, 2015
The perception that Baby Boomers are downsizing from their single-family homes is challenged.
July 1, 2015
Millennials, like their predecessors, have a strong preference for single-family homes.
October 4, 2014
In the wake of the housing crisis, there has been much focus on private capital and its role in the mortgage market.
Young-Adult Housing Demand Continues to Slide, But Young Homeowners Experience Vastly Improved Affordability
September 30, 2014
Newly released data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) shows that two key metrics of housing demand continued to decline for young adults.
Homeownership Rate Gap Between Immigrants and the Native-Born Population Narrowed Faster During the Last Decade
August 25, 2014
This edition explores how the homeownership rate gap has changed during the past 10 years.
Upper-Income, Educated, Married with Children, and Still Not Buying: Declining Homeownership among “Prime” First-Time Home Buying Candidates
August 18, 2014
Social, demographic, and economic shifts have contributed to young adults’ declining homeownership
June 12, 2014
Popular perception holds that Baby Boomers have begun to alter their housing consumption as they exit their childrearing years and approach retirement.
April 7, 2014
Historically, most mortgage origination volume comes from traditional purchase and refinance mortgages on primary residences.
Geographically Constrained Job Growth Provides Another Indication of a Sluggish Labor Market Recovery
January 9, 2014
Steady, but tepid, job growth has been a hallmark of the current economic recovery.
December 9, 2013
This edition investigates how the current recovery in household wealth compares to previous cycles.
December 5, 2013
For many years, concentration in the U.S. primary mortgage market grew at a largely uninterrupted pace.
October 3, 2013
By most measures, 2012 was a year of recovery in the housing market.
September 16, 2013
Renter household formation has outpaced owner household growth during the past few years spurring an increase in multifamily construction.
August 15, 2013
An examination of the correlation between housing production and labor force growth and its affects on housing demand and homebuilding activity.
Immigrant Homeowners Hit Hard During the Housing Collapse, but Experience Varies by Country of Birth
July 24, 2013
Immigrants are key to the rate of workforce growth and will have important effects on housing markets going forward.
June 27, 2013
A revival of manufactured housing production faces many obstacles.
When the Housing Market Returns to "Normal," How Much Will Residential Construction Employment Rebound?
May 6, 2013
How many jobs will be created by the homebuilding rebound?
Rental Resurgence Marked by Single-Family Expansion and Diverging Affordability Trends for Owners and Renters
November 15, 2012
The housing bust and Great Recession have changed the supply and demand landscape of the housing market.
September 12, 2012
Recovery from the Great Recession has been very slow, hindered by sluggish consumer spending and income growth.
June 15, 2012
Insights into the size, disability characteristics, and housing consumption of the nation's seniors.
May 7, 2012
Recent rental market changes also have included a rise in the proportion of renters with housing affordability problems.
March 16, 2012
We begin to uncover details of a market that has been the subject of little research, yet has had a significant impact on the economy and housing market.
October 10, 2011
The overall homeownership rate declined by about a percentage point between 2000 and 2010.