Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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