Skip to Main Content

Explore our research and analysis into the housing market, including pricing, supply and financing.

First Quarter 2023

The modern mortgage is the result of a complicated history. Local, state, and national actors all competing for profits have existed alongside an increasingly active federal government seeking to make the benefits of homeownership accessible to more Americans.

First Quarter 2023

The Fed's monetary tightening over the past year has had an immediate effect on the housing market. But if the Fed didn't act to bring inflation down, we could expect lenders to charge high rates simply to break even in real terms.

Kartik B. Athreya
Executive Vice President and Director of Research

March 1, 2023

Greta Harris and Jim Tobin offer their perspectives on the housing market, from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent increases in mortgage rates to the continuing challenge of building affordable housing. Harris is president and CEO of the Better Housing Coalition and Tobin is executive vice president and chief lobbyist for the National Association of Home Builders.