Fitch: Risks to Affordable Multifamily Housing Remain Despite Stimulus

Fitch Ratings, New York, said rental assistance provided under the American Rescue Plan will help renters and multifamily property landlords, but the extent to which the ARP can keep delinquencies low is uncertain, as the amount of unpaid back rent is difficult to estimate due to lack of data.

MBA RIHA Study: Affordability Growing Challenge for Low-, Moderate-Income Renters in Majority of Top 50 Metro Areas

Home prices and rent appreciation have exceeded income growth since the turn of the 21st century. This has created economic obstacles for many American households, especially for low- and moderate-income renters living in cities with recent employment growth but significant housing supply constraints, according to a new report from the MBA Research Institute for Housing America.

MBA RIHA Study: Affordability Growing Challenge for Low-, Moderate-Income Renters in Majority of Top 50 Metro Areas

Home prices and rent appreciation have exceeded income growth since the turn of the 21st century. This has created economic obstacles for many American households, especially for low- and moderate-income renters living in cities with recent employment growth but significant housing supply constraints, according to a new report from the MBA Research Institute for Housing America.

MBA RIHA Study: Affordability Growing Challenge for Low-, Moderate-Income Renters in Majority of Top 50 Metro Areas

Home prices and rent appreciation have exceeded income growth since the turn of the 21st century. This has created economic obstacles for many American households, especially for low- and moderate-income renters living in cities with recent employment growth but significant housing supply constraints, according to a new report from the MBA Research Institute for Housing America.

MBA Letter Outlines Fiscal 2021 Budget Priorities

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in a Feb. 10 letter to the House Financial Services Committee, outlined several priorities it supports as the committee wrestles with its markup of the federal government’s fiscal 2021 budget.

MBA Chart of the Week: Missed Payments By Month (Percent)

This week’s MBA Chart of the Week chart provides a preview of newly updated pandemic-related household financial insights that MBA’s Research Institute for Housing America released this morning, Feb. 8.