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HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN OCTOBER 2018

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for October 2018. Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,263,000. This is 0.6 percent (±2.4 percent)
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease Slightly in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 16, 2018. This week's results do not include an adjustment for the Veterans' Day holiday.
NAHB

Single-Family Starts Post Slight Decline as Builders Grapple with Affordability Issues

Rising housing affordability concerns continue to weigh on single-family production even as total housing starts edged higher in October. According to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department, total housing starts rose 1.5 percent in October to a seasonally
MBA

Commercial/Multifamily Originations Slowed During the Third Quarter

A pullback in lending activity across most property types contributed to a decline in total mortgage loan originations during the third quarter, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.
MBA

October New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decrease 2.1 Percent

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for October 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 2.1 percent from a year ago. Compared to September 2018, applications increased by 11 percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns.
MBA

MBA’s Broeksmit Comments On FHA’s Annual Report to Congress

Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Annual Report to Congress Regarding the Financial Status of the FHA Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund
AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES FROM OCTOBER 2017 TO OCTOBER 2018 IN 44 STATES AND D.C.;...

Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between October 2017 and October 2018, while 36 states and D.C. added construction jobs between September and October, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 3.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 9, 2018.

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NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on FHA Actuarial Report

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., issued the following statement after the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released its annual actuarial report to Congress

Mortgage Delinquencies Up Slightly in Third Quarter of 2018

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties rose to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.47 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the third quarter of 2018, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) National Delinquency Survey.
MBA

2018 Commercial/Multifamily Originations Forecast to Match 2017’s Record Year

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) expects commercial and multifamily originations to close the year roughly on par with the record activity seen in 2017. MBA projects commercial and multifamily mortgage originations to total $532 billion in 2018 - essentially flat from last year's record volume of $530 billion
NAHB

Housing Affordability Edges Lower in the Third Quarter

A modest increase in interest rates and home prices kept housing affordability at a 10-year low in the third quarter of 2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) released today.
NAR

As Election Day Arrives, Realtors® Outpace Early Voting National Average

On Tuesday, as the nation sets out to decide control over the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, along with countless local government seats across the country, early data showed Realtor® interest in the election, as measured by early voting, outpacing the national average.
VA

Trump Administration announces decline in Veteran homelessness

Number of homeless Veterans drops 5.4% since last year and by nearly half since 2010. Veteran homelessness in the U.S. continues to decline, according to a new national estimate announced today by U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson.
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 2.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 26, 2018
MBA

Multifamily Lending Increased 6 Percent to a New High of $285 Billion in 2017

Strong market conditions helped fuel a 6 percent increase in multifamily lending in 2017, as lenders provided a record high $285 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) annual report on the multifamily lending market
MBA

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications rose 4.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 19, 2018. The previous week's results did not include an adjustment for the Columbus Day holiday.
NAHB

New Home Sales Fall 5.5 Percent in September as Affordability Issues Continue

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 553,000 units after downwardly revised August, July and June reports, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the lowest sales pace since December 2016. However, on a year-to-date basis, sales are up 3.5 percent from this time in 2017
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decline in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 7.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 12, 2018. This week's results didn't include adjustment for the Columbus Day holiday

Recent HUD Press Releases

HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD RENEWS FUNDING TO THOUSANDS OF LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded approximately $2 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation.

Random HUD in News

CNN Politics

HUD is trying to help thousands of low-income renters amid shutdown

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is hoping to find roughly $15 million to renew 170 contracts with private building owners who rent to poor Americans.