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What If the Housing Bust Wasn’t a Game-Changer? A couple of trends from the last decade, alongside the obvious reality, state that America has the most room to grow where it was already growing: outside of cities. Between 2000 and 2010, only 21% of household growth in the U.S. took place in the urban cores of the 100 largest metros, while 38% of growth during that time was in the suburbs.
(Source: The Atlantic Cities)

What If the Housing Bust Wasn’t a Game-Changer? A couple of trends from the last decade, alongside the obvious reality, state that America has the most room to grow where it was already growing: outside of cities. Between 2000 and 2010, only 21% of household growth in the U.S. took place in the urban cores of the 100 largest metros, while 38% of growth during that time was in the suburbs.

(Source: The Atlantic Cities)

Filed under Great Recession growth housing housing collapse economics




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About 8 MILLION Americans are current on their mortgage payments, but are “underwater”. This means they owe more than what their home is worth. With help from the federal government, many families who currently have “underwater” mortgages can instantly lower their mortgage payments by about $2,600 a year.
(Source: americanprogress.org)

About 8 MILLION Americans are current on their mortgage payments, but are “underwater”. This means they owe more than what their home is worth. With help from the federal government, many families who currently have “underwater” mortgages can instantly lower their mortgage payments by about $2,600 a year.

(Source: americanprogress.org)

Filed under housing progressive liberal news politics policy Fannie Mae Freddie Mac economy mortgage income inequality




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The Trulia Price Monitor released information that the U.S. housing market may finally be bouncing back.
Do you see signs of turnaround in your state?
(Source: theatlanticcities.com)

The Trulia Price Monitor released information that the U.S. housing market may finally be bouncing back.

Do you see signs of turnaround in your state?

(Source: theatlanticcities.com)

Filed under progress housing states economy turnaround