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Housing stimulus

A compilation of HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on housing stimulus for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



Fannie and Freddie to Raise Loan Limits in 29 Costly Counties
News
November 30, 2015

Affected counties can be found from Washington to Massachusetts

How Will the Fed’s Rate Hike Affect Home Value Growth?
News
November 23, 2015

One housing expert says the rate hike can spur home value declines in coastal markets like Seattle and San Francisco

News
November 17, 2015

Some lenders feel more secure when affluent relatives co-sign

News
September 10, 2015

Broader access to housing credit sought

Features
September 20, 2013

NAHB endorses President Obama?s housing finance policy.

Features
August 24, 2012

Americans have shown continued interest in buying and owning homes. The demand for new homes is real. We need to keep focused on removing obstacles to homeownership. The new QM, when it emerges, should not impede the market further.

NAHB: House, Senate deadlocked on tax extension proposals

NAHB: House, Senate deadlocked on tax extension proposals

News
August 05, 2012

The Senate on July 25 narrowly approved a Democratic proposal to extend the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts through 2013. A week later, the Republican-led House passed competing tax extension legislation. The votes essentially leave Congress deadlocked on this issue.

News
June 08, 2012

Donovan says tools are there to restore housing at NAHB speech

McIlwain, Urban Land Institute, Atlantic, 3 steps, housing recovery

McIlwain, Urban Land Institute, Atlantic, 3 steps, housing recovery

News
February 21, 2012

With the housing market in a lethargic recovery, John K. McIlwain of the Urban Land Institute offers three ways to help revive the market.

student debt, housing recovery, rising, Bloomberg

student debt, housing recovery, rising, Bloomberg

News
February 20, 2012

A new report from Bloomberg indicates that first-time homebuyers are having difficulty securing loans thanks to student loan debt totals nearing $1 trillion.

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