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.

Fannie Mae: Housing Sentiment Near Record Low

Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its Home Purchase Sentiment Index fell by another 1.2 points in September to 60.8, its seventh consecutive monthly decline and its lowest level since 2011, amid growing affordability constraints.

Fannie Mae: Housing Sentiment Closes Near Record Low

Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its Home Purchase Sentiment Index fell by another 1.2 points in September to 60.8, its seventh consecutive monthly decline and its lowest level since 2011, amid growing affordability constraints.