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View Resource HomePath

Whether you're thinking about if you're ready to buy a home, are in the process of buying a home, or are considering refinancing your current home, there's information for you on Fannie Mae's newest website. Fannie Mae is America's largest source of home mortgage funds, and has designed HomePath to be "your on-line path to a home of your own." There are three different paths through the...

https://www.homepath.com/
View Resource Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Database

The LIHTC database contains information on 11,774 projects and 407,973 units placed in service between 1987 and 1994. Data available "includes project address, number of units and low-income units, number of bedrooms, year the credit was allocated, year the project was placed in service, whether the project was new construction or rehab, type of credit provided, and other sources of project...

https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/lihtc.html
View Resource HUD Report: What We Know About Mortgage Lending Discrimination in America

A new study conducted by the Urban Institute for the Department of Housing and Urban Development reports that there continues to be discrimination against mortgage candidates on the basis of race and ethnic background. The study examines all aspects of the lending process from the way pre-application inquiries were handled to the higher interest rates quoted minority candidates to denial rates...

https://archives.hud.gov/news/1999/newsconf/stage3.html
View Resource Study of Multifamily Underwriting and the GSEs' Role in the Multifamily Market

A disclosure study of its effectiveness in the multifamily housing market, the Department of Housing and Urban Development's report "Study of Multifamily Underwriting and the GSE's Role in the Multifamily Market" is intended to establish whether Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are meeting their federally-mandated obligations to extend housing opportunities to low income families. Thus, the study, 184...

https://www.huduser.gov/portal/publications/hsgfin/gsemultif...
View Resource Fannie Mae

Whether you're thinking about if you're ready to buy a home, are in the process of buying a home, or are considering refinancing your current home, there's information for you on Fannie Mae's newest website. Fannie Mae is America's largest source of home mortgage funds. The Fannie Mae main page provides information on this lending agency, as well as homes offered for sale.

http://www.fanniemae.com/
View Resource Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies

Founded in 1959, the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard is a collaborative unit affiliated with the Graduate School of Design and the Kennedy School of Government. The Center's central focus is to "analyze the dynamic relationships between housing markets and economic, demographic, and social trends, providing leaders in government, business, and the non-profit sector with the...

http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/