Resources focusing on housing finance, especially for low- and moderate-income households.
Reports and Studies
Successful Mortgage Lending Strategies for the Underserved
This study analyzes successful strategies to extend mortgage lending to low or moderate-income minority homebuyers. Mortgage lending practices and marketing strategies used to attract, qualify, and retain minority-LMI applicants are identified. Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Making New Mortgage Markets: Case Studies of Institutions, Home Buyers, and Communities
A comprehensive report with case studies describing successful strategies of several organizations in the housing finance industry. Source: Fannie Mae Foundation. Adobe Reader is required to read this document. Download a free copy of Adobe Reader if you do not have one.
The Impacts of Changes in Multifamily Housing Finance on Older Urban Areas
This report describes recent changes in multifamily housing finance and in particular the effects on small urban rental properties. Source: Brooking Institution.