How Does Consumption Spending Respond to Housing Prices?

New research explores the complex relationship between housing prices and consumer spending. The magnitude of this relationship can vary considerably over time and across households.


Movers and Stayers – Residential Mobility as a Measure of Family Well-Being

Political scientist Robin Phinney explores why some low-income families decide to move while others do not.


Was White Flight Good for African Americans?

White flight to the suburbs was a leading cause of rising black homeownership in the mid-20th century, according to new research.

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Homeownership in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods

Low-income homeowners get some satisfaction.

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Shock Therapy for the Homeowner

High gas prices popped the housing bubble.