Fannie Mae: Housing Confidence at 12-Month High

Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., reported its Home Purchase Sentiment Index increased in April to its highest level since May 2022, jumping 5.5 points to 66.8.

Housing Starts Down 5th Straight Month

Housing starts fell in January, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday, marking the fifth straight monthly drop, the longest streak of declines since 2009.

Housing Starts Finish 2022 at 6-Month Low

Housing starts ended 2022 down for the second straight month to their lowest level since last July, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday.

October Housing Starts Down 4.2%

Housing starts fell in October—the third straight monthly decline—but generally beat analysts’ expectations, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday.

Fannie Mae Consumer Survey Falls to Record Low

Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its monthly Home Purchase Sentiment Index fell by 4.1 points in October to 56.7, its eighth consecutive monthly decline and lowest reading since inception of the index in 2011.

September New Home Sales Down 11%

New home sales fell by nearly 11 percent in September, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday, as rising interest rates discouraged home buyers.

September Housing Starts Down 8%

September housing starts took back the temporary momentum it gained in August, falling by more than 8 percent, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.