Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

September 2, 2016

Friday’s Government Report Roundup

By Jamila Moore

  • Housing prices are rising across the U.S. In 49 states housing prices rose in throughout the U.S. The U.S. Housing Price index report also analyzes specific metropolitan cities where housing prices fell.
  • The amount of loans approved throughout the U.S. has drastically decreased. In a report by the Urban Institute, they found that the decrease in loan distribution is negatively affecting the United States.
  • The Federal Housing Finance Agency is continuing to study and alleviate foreclosures throughout the United States. They recently released a report detailing their efforts. In May of 2016, the agency prevented over 15,000 foreclosures throughout the U.S.
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