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Are Inventory Woes Impacting Rental Prices?

A new report shows how much rent prices for single-family homes have changed over the last year. See how favorable economic factors, as well as natural disasters, have affected inventory and pricing.

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The Lasting Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Housing

A year later, Houston's poorest residents are still feeling the impact of Hurricane Harvey. See how the storm is still hurting homeowners in the low- and middle-income community.

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Thinking Differently About Natural Disasters

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In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Land Office released a report listing recommendations on how to better handle disasters in the future. Click through to learn the findings and recommendations of this report.

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Hurricane Harvey’s Effect on Flood Insurance Coverage

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The vast majority of homeowners affected when Hurricane Harvey made landfall in the Houston area didn’t have flood insurance. A year later, rates of coverage are up in the area … but will they stay that way?

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HUD Greenlights $5 Billion Texas Disaster Recovery Plan

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With Hurricane Harvey's one-year anniversary approaching in August, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has just approved a multibillion-dollar plan to aid the Lone Star State’s ongoing recovery efforts.

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Delinquencies Reverse Course

Mortgage delinquencies defied several trends in April, according to the latest First Look at the month’s mortgage performance data from Black Knight, Inc. April is typically a month that sees an increase in mortgage delinquencies. In fact, historically, delinquencies have ...

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Houston Updates Building Codes in Floodplain

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According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Harvey caused $125 billion in damage during its rampage in August 2017. The storm killed damaged 203,000 homes and destroyed 12,700. Eight months after the storm, the recovery continues—and that recovery is about ...

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How Did Texas Housing Weather Hurricane Harvey?

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When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas last summer, many housing experts worried what the megastorm's effect on the market would be. Turns out, their fears of a wounded market were needless. "Despite the devastation of Hurricane Harvey,” said Kaki Lybbert, Chairman ...

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Mortgage Delinquencies Dip, Foreclosure Starts Spike

Mortgage delinquencies dropped 8.6 percent between December and January, but remained up year-over-year, according to the latest First Look at January mortgage performance data from Black Knight, Inc. Black Knight cites calendar-related effects and a continued decrease in hurricane-related delinquencies ...

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Texas Communities to Receive $1 Billion from FEMA

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Texas coastal communities are still rebuilding after the impact of Hurricane Harvey last year. But in addition to rebuilding what was damaged or destroyed, the affected communities must also look to the future and prepare for future storms. FEMA is ...

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