Advancing affordability through research
Research is a vital element of our Duty to Serve initiative. Powerful data collection and analysis provide valuable insights as we tackle affordability challenges in manufactured housing, affordable housing preservation, and rural housing. Broader understanding leads to more effective solutions — and we’re helping lead the way in both.
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Trends in Real Property MH
Find information about challenges and opportunities facing real property MH lending, including information on MH subdivisions and accessory dwelling units (ADU).Read the report
Manufactured Housing Construction Guide
MH subdivisions are a potential solution for affordable housing supply challenges. Learn how communities across the country are taking advantage of this opportunity.Download guide
An analysis of six strategies to stabilize neighborhoods
This report examines policy interventions used to stabilize or revitalize housing markets in low- and middle-income neighborhoods.Read the report
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Progress in border communities
Located along the U.S. border with Mexico, colonias communities lack a universal definition, which hinders investment. Research from Fannie Mae and the Housing Assistance Council addresses this challenge.