Affordable Homeownership

Research and policy analysis on what works to expand homeownership opportunity safely, sustainably and as widely as possible to American families.

4-14 Homeownership and Wealth
Working Paper | April 2014
Low- and Moderate-income Homeownership and Wealth Creation
Allison Freeman, Roberto G. Quercia

Quercia Future of HO 5-14-14
Presentation | May 14, 2014
The Future of Homeownership
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

Presentation | March 21, 2014
Modifications versus Foreclosures: Effects on Habitat and Health
Urban Affairs Association 44th Conference, San Antonio, Texas
Mark R. Lindblad, Yutuan Gao, Ali Browning

affordable homes
Research Report | March 2014
Community Advantage Panel Study: Sustainable Approaches to Affordable Homeownership
This report highlights key findings from the center's long-term study of 46,000 lower‐income U.S. homeowners whose mortgages are part of the Community Advantage Program, begun before the foreclosure crisis and continuing today. The findings reveal what works in affordable mortgage lending and offers insights on how to rebuild a sustainable U.S. housing finance system.

Attrition Analysis March 2014
Technical Report | March 2014
Community Advantage Panel Survey: Data Collection Update and Analysis of Panel Attrition

State FHA Post Reform
Presentation | February 20, 2014
Challenges and Opportunities: State Housing Finance Agencies Post Housing Finance Reform
Southern Municipal Finance Society Public Policy and Municipal Finance Conference, Charlotte, N.C.

Serious Delinquency SSWR 1-17-14
Presentation | January 17, 2014
Serious Delinquency and Strategic Default among Low-Income Urban Homeowners
Society for Social Work and Research 2014 Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Published Article | December 2013
The Public Purpose of FHA
Roberto G. Quercia, Kevin A. Park

Riley Mobility 11-21-13
Presentation | November 23, 2013
House Price Dynamics, Unemployment and the Mobility Decisions of Low-Income Homeowners
Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting
Sarah F. Riley, Giang Nguyen, Kim Manturuk

Published Article – Peer Reviewed | 2013
The User Cost of Low-Income Homeownership
The Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy, Vol. 43 No. 2
Sarah F. Riley, Hong Yu Ru, Qing Feng

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