housing affordability index Archive

November 2015 Housing Affordability Index

In spite of higher prices, housing affordability is down only slightly from a year ago as lower mortgage rates and higher incomes almost offset higher home prices. Housing affordability declined slightly (2.6 percent), from a year ago in November...

October Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago and up for the month of October as both mortgage rates and home prices declined modestly. •Housing affordability is down from a year ago in October as...

August Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago, but up for the month of August as both home prices and mortgage rates came down while incomes grew slightly above 2 percent. •Housing affordability is down...

Housing Affordability Numbers for July

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago and for the month of July as rates top four percent down from the levels of 2014 and home prices are still outgrowing incomes that are only...

June Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago and for the month of June as rates inch up and modest income growth still struggles to keep pace with the growth of home prices. Housing affordability...