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Housing Market

Writing for the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at U.C. Berkeley, Jed Kolko breaks down the data on recent trends in household formation.
Aug 17, 2015   Terner Center for Housing Innovation
With the recently released America in 2015 report, the Urban Land Institute undertakes a broad survey to discover what Americans are looking for in their communities.
May 12, 2015   Next City
Despite many signs of a housing recovery around the country, the most recent survey by Fannie Mae indicates that more Americans than ever aren't sold on the idea of owning a home.
Apr 7, 2015   Chicago Tribune
The explosive growth of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in recent years has mostly gone toward rental housing, and now the area has one of the lowest homeownership rates in the country.
Feb 23, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
A housing report by analyzing Philadelphia's Center City enunciates an obstacle facing many cities in the throes of downtown revitalization: What happens when Millennials don't come home to roost?
Feb 20, 2015   Philadelphia
RealtyTrac recently released an analysis of fair market rents and median home prices in more than 500 U.S. counties. Among the findings of the report: the real estate markets with the highest share of millennial population.
Jan 5, 2015   Fusion
Bloomberg produced an article describing what it sees as the dominant narrative of the for-sale housing market as the country slowly emerges from the recession and adjusts to its new demographic realities.
Dec 18, 2014   Bloomberg
Recent analysis by Trulia found that the current housing market shows trends that follow along conservative and liberal lines—specifically, that the country's "blue" states are much more expensive than the "red" states.
Oct 28, 2014   Trulia Trends Blog
Trends in Washington D.C. housing affordability is similar to other cities around the country, but is also unique in how swiftly the housing market has shifted.
Oct 7, 2014   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
The housing market in NYC has seen a 98.5 percent increase in luxury condo construction since last year. Market experts are concerned there is not enough demand to meet supply, causing developers to build upper to middle-income housing instead.
Oct 4, 2014   New York Times
Calling Pittsburgh "the next Boston," recent analysis finds Pittsburgh and Cleveland are bucking trends in stagnant first-time buyer rates in the housing market.
Sep 23, 2014   DS News