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Could Eliminating Single-Family Housing be Good?

residential segregation in housing

A study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) states traditional housing zoning has been seen as a barrier to affordability, and that using policy to promote diversity in housing stick could accommodate a diverse population with varying incomes ...

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The Rise of Built-for-Rent Homes

As affordability decreases and renting by choice becomes a more popular option, here’s how builders are looking at innovative methods to construct detached rental products.

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What is Causing the Decline in Single-Family Authorizations?

BuildFax’s latest Housing Health Report revealed year-over-year declines in single-family housing authorizations, as they have fallen 2.75% since 2018. Also seeing declines are existing housing maintenance volume (0.75%) and existing remodel volume (0.33%).  The report uses U.S. property condition and ...

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If You Build It…

Residential construction spending has been trending upwards in recent years, but is that holding true as we wind toward the end of 2017?

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Homework Pays Off

Editors Note: This article was originally featured in the August issue of DS News. Mortgage and real estate-related investment opportunities abound throughout various securities and properties, as long as investors take the steps necessary to understand the underlying market conditions—and ...

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Vacancy Rates Inch Upward

Vacancy rates in rental housing were highest outside of Metropolitan Statistical Areas at 9.2 percent and were lower in principal cities at 7.7 percent and suburbs at 6.2 percent. The homeowner vacancy rate was also highest outside MSAs at 2.5 percent and was slightly lower inside principal cities at 1.9 percent and in the suburbs at 1.7 percent.

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