May New Home Sales Disappoint

New home sales tumbled by nearly 6 percent in May—and the report revised downward the previous three months’ statistics, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.

May Housing Starts Seesaw Back on Track

One step back; one step forward. Housing starts have alternated between up and down during 2021, and in keeping with the pattern, improved in May after declining in April, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.

Industry Briefs June 4, 2021

Zillow, Seattle, said Asian-headed households in the U.S. grew by 83% in the past two decades, far exceeding Latinx, Black, and white household growth. But that broad success masks major challenges to homeownership in the highly diverse community.

New Home Sales Tumble to 10-Month Low

New home sales took a double hit yesterday, according to HUD and the Census Bureau: not only did April new home sales fall by nearly 6 percent, March sales revised sharply downward by more than 10 percent.

Supply Issues Hold Back April Housing Starts

Supply constraints continue to prevent a sizzling housing market from turning white-hot, with April housing starts falling by nearly 10 percent, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

Industry Briefs May 13, 2021

DiversityInc announced its annual list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity, which serves as a benchmark of how the largest employers in U.S. are doing when it comes to hiring.

Industry Briefs May 7, 2021

Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., and Fannie Mae announced new refinancing options aimed at helping lower-income homeowners.