Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Coronavirus

Report: The Pandemic Tells a Tale of Two Housing Markets

The differences between the haves and the have-nots, already apparent in the U.S. housing market before the pandemic, is more apparent than ever after more than a year of economic and demographic upheaval.

June 17, 2021 - Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Senior Pedestrians

Insights From the Latest Livability Index

The latest edition of the AARP Livability Index reveals the U.S. regions with more of the kinds of neighborhoods that offer quality of life benefits for residents of all ages.

December 9, 2020 - Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Housing Construction

Adapting Processes and Policies to Lessen Housing Delays

After a 22% drop in housing starts in March, municipalities and state governments continue to assess whether or not housing construction is essential, weighing factors like workforce safety and availability of construction materials.

May 12, 2020 - Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Multi-Family Housing

Housing Prices Soar Out of Reach in More U.S. Cities

There are multiple lessons to take from a recent rental housing, but a big one is how the housing crisis is expanding beyond the largest U.S. cities.

February 3, 2020 - Bloomberg

New York Apartments

Tough Times for Low- and Middle Income Renters

The annual report on the rental housing market by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University shows how far and deep the housing affordability crisis has reached.

February 2, 2020 - Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Senior Housing

Housing Inequality More Apparent in Older Populations

A new report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University digs into the housing market for older Americans, finding more evidence of a widening gap between each end of the wealth spectrum.

October 17, 2019 - Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Home Remodel

Home Improvements Expected to Slow Substantially in the Upcoming Year

It will be a quick transition from record spending on home renovations to a steep decline in spending, according to a new report.

July 22, 2019 - HousingWire

Porch

State of the Nation's Housing: Housing Production, Supply Still Coming Up Short

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University released its annual "The State of the Nation's Housing" report this morning. There are some signs of post-recession normalcy in the housing market for high-income earners.

June 25, 2019 - Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Deck

Report: More Homeowners Investing in Home Improvement Projects

The trends in home improvement have a lot to do with the trends of the larger real estate market.

March 14, 2019 - The Harvard Gazette

Massachusetts

Mapping Change – A New Interactive Tool for Boston

The latest example of the Internet's power to make deliver data and maps to the masses, produced by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

February 5, 2019 - Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

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