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The national Components of Inventory Change (CINCH) report for 2005-2007 is now available on the HUD USER web site, http://www.huduser.org/datasets/cinch.html .  The CINCH reports make use of the longitudinal features of the American Housing Survey (AHS) to trace what happens to housing units ove...
05/09/2009
HUD USER has posted a Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis (CHMA) report for the San Antonio, Texas area. This eight-county housing market area is located in south central Texas and includes the city of San Antonio, which attracts an average of 26 million tourists annually.   Compiled by field e...
04/27/2009
from: http://www.realtor.org/realtororg.nsf/pages/consumersplash Buying or selling a home is never an easy process. All the different and confusing terms, the huge stacks of paperwork, all the forms that need to be filled out. Although it's an exciting experience, it can also be a very stressful ...
04/21/2009
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Funds have arrived...This year is the same as last year's issue; a 5/1 match as follows:   Borrower contribution of $500   =   $2500    subsidy   Borrower contribution of $1,000 =  $5,000   subsidy   Borrower contribution of $2,000 =  $10,000 subsidy   These fund...
04/09/2009
Sub-prime mortgages are no longer the only one thing responsible for foreclosures. Prime mortgage borrowers are being affected too. Job losses are affecting homeowners, including those with low rate prime mortgages. Freddie Mac reported last year that 46% of foreclosures in June wee related to lo...
04/01/2009
  If you care about Housing Trust Fund monies, now is the time to call,  email, or contact your legislators in every way possible- the Florida HousingCoalition has delivered the latest Housing News Journal, which has a half dozen articles explaining the importance of funding affordable housing   ...
03/30/2009
From: HUD USER News   On March 19, HUD released the estimated median family incomes (MFIs) and income limits for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009. MFIs are used as the basis for income limits in several HUD programs (including the Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, CDBG, and HOME programs), as well as ...
03/20/2009
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research has released a new issue of U.S. Housing Market Conditions for the fourth quarter of 2008. The report contains an analysis of housing production, marketing, affordability and interest rates, and the multifamily housing sector, and provides compariso...
03/16/2009
THIS IS JUST AN FYI. As you may be aware, time will be moving forward this weekend. Therefore, please set your times accordingly. On this note, the spring-forward time is scheduled 3 weeks earlier than normal and there may be some glitch issues with the calendars. Make a special attempt to review...
03/06/2009
By Bill Arce RealEstateLatino.com Alejandra Medina, a CHCI's HOGAR fellow class of 2007-2009 just published a paper on the institute website named "The Future of Latino Homeownership." The paper makes reference how Latinos are facing the current economy and how the housing crisis had become anoth...
03/05/2009