Encouraging Signs for Black, Latinx Homeownership Rates

After hitting historic lows during the Great Recession, African American homeownership in the U.S. has rebounded promisingly, said Zillow, Seattle, marking what it suggested was “perhaps the start of a recovery.”

Encouraging Signs for Black, Latinx Homeownership Rates

After hitting historic lows during the Great Recession, African American homeownership in the U.S. has rebounded promisingly, said Zillow, Seattle, marking what it suggested was “perhaps the start of a recovery.”

U.S. Population Growth Continues to Slow

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows 42 states and the District of Columbia had fewer births in 2019 than 2018, while eight states saw a birth increase. With fewer births in recent years and the number of deaths increasing, natural increase (or births minus deaths) has declined steadily over the past decade.

New Home Sales Post Modest November Increase

November sales of new single‐family houses rose by 1.3 percent from October and by nearly 17 percent from a year ago, HUD and the Census Bureau reported yesterday.

October New Home Sales Dip, But Outlook Brighter

HUD and the Census Bureau yesterday reported sales of new single‐family houses in October fell slightly but performed strongly compared to a year ago.

October Housing Starts: Slow and Steady Wins the Month

October housing starts rose by nearly 4 percent, HUD and the Census Bureau reported yesterday, a welcome signal that momentum appears to be rising among home buyers and home builders.