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MAINTAIN foreclosure prevention activities and credit availability, REDUCE taxpayer risk, and BUILD a new single-family securitization infrastructure. Read more in the 2018 Scorecard and Conservatorships Strategic Plan.
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tables below to download content on the fastest and slowest growing metropolitan areas or read the latest statement on the House Price Index.
Boise City, ID
Grand Rapids, MI
San Antonio, TX
Colorado Springs, CO
El Paso, TX
New York, NY-NJ
Baton Rouge, LA
Cape Coral, FL
North Port, FL
*As of August 27, 2019.
"House prices in the second quarter increased by 5 percent compared to a year earlier, contributing another quarter of growth to an eight-year run. Prices increased in all states and among the top 100 metro areas. The pace of home price increase, however, has continued its deceleration for the fifth consecutive quarter. The pace of home sales has also slowed over the last two years in response to market conditions, including affordability constraints and tight inventories. As of July, inventories of homes for sale are currently below both 2017 and 2018 levels..."
Lynn Fisher, FHFA's Senior Advisor for Economics
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