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FOSTER competitive, liquid, efficient, and resilient (CLEAR) national housing finance markets that support sustainable homeownership and affordable rental housing; OPERATE in a safe and sound manner appropriate for entities in conservatorship; and PREPARE for eventual exits from the conservatorships.
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Washington, D.C. – U.S. house prices rose 5.4 percent from the second quarter of 2019 to the second quarter of 2020 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). House prices were up 0.8 percent in the second quarter of 2019. FHFA’s seasonally adjusted monthly index for June was up 0.9 percent from May.
“Home prices grew by 5.4 percent in the second quarter of 2020 compared to a year ago, despite
the impacts of COVID-19.” said Dr. Lynn Fisher, Deputy Director of the Division of Research and
Statistics at FHFA. “Although house prices fell slightly in May relative to April, in June prices
rebounded by 0.9 percent over the month as local economies re-opened and transactions picked up
again. Four Census Divisions showed strong early summer gains with month-over-month growth
of one percent or more in June.”
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