Macro-economic Data

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A. Demography and Macroeconomy

A.1 Population
VariableEnd of 2018End of 2017End of 2016SourcesVar ID
Total population327.17 million325.15 million323.07 million
WDI
A.1.1
Total number of households127.59 million126.22 million125.82 million
U.S. Census Bureau
A.1.2
Average household size2.532.542.53
U.S. Census Bureau
A.1.3
Urban population (% of total)82.26% of total82.06% of total81.86% of total
WDI
A.1.4
Urban population growth (annual %).86%.88%.96%
WDI
A.1.5
A.2 Economy
VariableEnd of 2018End of 2017End of 2016SourcesVar ID
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)20,580,250 USD (millions)19,519,400 USD (millions)18,715,050 USD (millions)
WEO
A.2.1
GDP based on PPP valuation of country GDP (Current international dollar)20,580,250 USD (millions)19,519,400 USD (millions)18,715,050 USD (millions)
WEO
A.2.2
GDP per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)62,868.92 USD 59,999.51 USD 57,901.07 USD
WEO
A.2.3
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)62,868.92 USD 59,999.51 USD 57,901.07 USD
WEO
A.2.4
GDP, constant prices (Percent change)2.93%2.37%1.64%
WEO
A.2.5
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)1.92%2.17%2.17%
WEO
A.2.6
GDP, deflator (Index)110.42107.79105.80
WEO
A.2.7
Consumer price index115.16112.41110.07
WDI
A.2.8
GINI IndexNot availableNot available41.40
WDI
A.2.9
Median national annual household income63,179 USD 61,136 USD 59,039 USD
U.S. Census Bureau
A.2.10
Median urban annual household income59,358 USD/year54,959 USD/year54,834 USD/year
U.S. Census Bureau
A.2.11
Urban minimum wages per month in USD1,160 USD 1,160 USD 1,160 USD
U.S. Department of Labor
A.2.12
Growth in urban household income (%/year)A.2.13
Nominal  5.35%
U.S. Census Bureau
A.2.13.1
Real8%.23%6.73%
U.S. Census Bureau
A.2.13.2
Employment (% of total laborforce)A.2.14
Self-employed9.6%9.59%9.58%
BLS
A.2.14.1
Unemployed3.89%4.34%4.88%
Bureau of Labor Statistics
A.2.14.3
Interest Rates:A.2.15
Central bank lending/discount rate3%2%1.25%
IFS
A.2.15.1
Yield on 3 months treasury bills1.94%.93%.32%
IFS
A.2.15.2
Yield on 10-year Government bond2.91%2.33%1.84%
IFS
A.2.15.3
Lending rate4.9%4.1%3.51%
IFS
A.2.15.5
B. Housing Market
B.1 Housing Stock: Production, Transactions
VariableEnd of 2018End of 2017End of 2016SourcesVar ID
Number of dwelling units:B.1.1
Total138.92 million137.77 million136.66 million
U.S. Census Bureau
B.1.1.1
Total Urban  Not available
American Housing Survey
B.1.1.2
Percentage of vacant units11.8% of total12.21% of total12.69% of total
U.S. Census Bureau
B.1.2
Characteristics of housing stock:B.1.3
Average dwelling unit size-existing221.66 sq.mt225.38 sq.mt225.01 sq.mt
U.S. Census Bureau
B.1.3.1
Tenure in urban areas (%):B.1.4
Owner-occupied units49.3% of total49.2% of total48.4% of total
U.S. Census Bureau
B.1.4.1
% of owner units with a mortgage 61.59% of total61.77% of total
US Census Bureau
B.1.4.2
Private rental units34% of total34.4% of total34.7% of total
US Census Bureau
B.1.4.3
Public / social rental units3.62% of total3.64% of total5.02% of total
HUD
B.1.4.4
% of urban units with state recognized lienable title  100% of total
Country Editor
B.1.4.6
Estimated Number of units completed/yearB.1.5
Formal sector/registered1,184,900 units1,152,800 units1,059,600 units
US Census Bureau
B.1.5.1
Informal sector/non-registered  Non-applicable
 
B.1.5.2
Number of recorded urban housing transactions/year588000584000537000
US Census Bureau
B.1.6
How complete is this measure for formal sector transactions?  complete
 
B.1.7
B.2 Housing Prices and Cost for Urban Areas or Capital City
VariableEnd of 2018End of 2017End of 2016SourcesVar ID
Median urban house price in USD:B.2.1
New housing326,400 USD 323,100 USD 307,800 USD
US Census Bureau
B.2.1.1
Existing housing261,600 USD 248,800 USD 233,800 USD
National Association of Realtors
B.2.1.2
Median house price to median annual HH income:B.2.2
Urban  3.12
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
B.2.2.1
Capital city8.788.899.25
D.C. Office of Chief Financial Officer, US Census Bureau
B.2.2.2
Annual average % change in median house prices:B.2.3
Yearly Rate1.01%4.74%4.42%
US Census Bureau
B.2.3.1
1997-2007 average rate  5.66%
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
B.2.3.2
M2 construction cost for median quality houseB.2.4
National  95 USD/sq.mt
National Association of Home Builders Construction Cost Survey
B.2.4.1


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Notes: 15 year FRM data is used
Notes: 15 year FRM data is used
Notes: 15 year FRM data is used
Notes: Binding if mortgages are sold to GSE
Notes: Both FannieMae & FreddieMac
Notes: Both FannieMae & FreddieMac
Notes: Both FannieMae & FreddieMac
Notes: Costs vary regionally
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: federal minimum wage is used; July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: federal minimum wage is used; July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: federal minimum wage is used; July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FRM/total single-family loans
Notes: Median of a range from 263-444 USD
Notes: Mortgage interest deductibility is limited to $1 million size of loan. The proportion is very high and estimated at 80% by experts
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Section 8
Notes: Section 8
Notes: Section 8
Notes: Section 8
Notes: Section 8
Notes: Section 8
Notes: Section 8
Notes: Section 8
Notes: Section 8
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government
Notes: The total number of sales is used as the weight between new and existing housing
Notes: $400 and up for buyer, $150-$500 for lender, varies by state
Notes: $400 and up for buyer, $150-$500 for lender, varies by state
Notes: 0.40%
Notes: 0.60%
Notes: 0.70%
Notes: 0.70%
Notes: 0.70%
Notes: 0.70%
Notes: 0.70%
Notes: 134%
Notes: 15 year FRM data is used
Notes: 15 year FRM data is used
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 2012=100
Notes: 24% for conventional loans, 28% for FHA
Notes: 28% for conventional loans (Wells Fargo & Others), 31% for FHA loans, 41% for VA Loans
Notes: -357%
Notes: 36% for conventional through Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, 31% for FHA, 41% for VA
Notes: 36% for conventional through Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, 31% for FHA, 41% for VA
Notes: -67%
Notes: 80 per Square feet - The average construction cost of a single-family home in 2011 is $184,125. Average Home size: 2,311 square feet in 2011
Notes: 82 per Square feet - The average construction cost of a single-family home in 2009 is $222,511. Average Home size: 2,716 square feet in 2009
Notes: Affiliated and independent mortgage companies
Notes: Affiliated and independent mortgage companies
Notes: Affiliated and independent mortgage companies
Notes: Affiliated and independent mortgage companies
Notes: Affiliated and independent mortgage companies
Notes: Affiliated and independent mortgage companies
Notes: All those who itemize tax returns
Notes: Approximation. Mostly big national lenders
Notes: Approximation. Mostly big national lenders
Notes: Approximation. Mostly big national lenders
Notes: Approximation. Mostly big national lenders
Notes: Approximation. Mostly big national lenders
Notes: Approximation. Mostly big national lenders
Notes: Approximation. Mostly big national lenders
Notes: ARM/total single-family loans
Notes: ARM/total single-family loans
Notes: ARM/total single-family loans
Notes: ARM/total single-family loans
Notes: ARM/total single-family loans
Notes: As a percentage of the outstanding loan balance. 30-60%
Notes: As a percentage of the outstanding loan balance. 30-60%
Notes: As a percentage of the outstanding loan balance. 30-60%
Notes: As a percentage of the outstanding loan balance. 30-60%
Notes: As a percentage of the outstanding loan balance. 30-60%
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Average 5/1 ARM rate, term undisclosed
Notes: Base year
Notes: Binding if mortgages are sold to GSE
Notes: Binding if mortgages are sold to GSE
Notes: Binding if mortgages are sold to GSE
Notes: Binding if mortgages are sold to GSE
Notes: Binding if mortgages are sold to GSE
Notes: Binding if mortgages are sold to GSE
Notes: Binding if mortgages are sold to GSE
Notes: Both FannieMae & FreddieMac
Notes: Both FannieMae & FreddieMac
Notes: Both FannieMae & FreddieMac
Notes: Both FannieMae & FreddieMac
Notes: Both FannieMae & FreddieMac
Notes: By the U.S. Housing Affordability convention, the ratio computed here is "Median Price for Existing Single-Family" to "Median Family Income"
Notes: By the U.S. Housing Affordability convention, the ratio computed here is "Median Price for Existing Single-Family" to "Median Family Income"
Notes: By the U.S. Housing Affordability convention, the ratio computed here is "Median Price for Existing Single-Family" to "Median Family Income"
Notes: By the U.S. Housing Affordability convention, the ratio computed here is "Median Price for Existing Single-Family" to "Median Family Income"
Notes: By the U.S. Housing Affordability convention, the ratio computed here is "Median Price for Existing Single-Family" to "Median Family Income"
Notes: By the U.S. Housing Affordability convention, the ratio computed here is "Median Price for Existing Single-Family" to "Median Family Income"
Notes: By the U.S. Housing Affordability convention, the ratio computed here is "Median Price for Existing Single-Family" to "Median Family Income"
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Change in median sale price of new single-family houses
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Commercial banks as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Notes: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Notes: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Notes: Costs vary regionally
Notes: Costs vary regionally
Notes: Costs vary regionally
Notes: Costs vary regionally
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Credit unions and savings institutions as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Estimation based on the federal minimum hourly wage (40 hrs per week, 4 weeks per month); July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: Estimation based on the federal minimum hourly wage (40 hrs per week, 4 weeks per month); July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: Estimation based on the federal minimum hourly wage (40hrs per week, 4 weeks per month); July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes incorporated self-employed workers
Notes: Excludes multifamily units
Notes: Excludes multifamily units
Notes: Excludes multifamily units
Notes: Excludes multifamily units
Notes: Excludes multifamily units
Notes: Excludes multifamily units
Notes: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae
Notes: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae
Notes: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae
Notes: Federal Housing Administration
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: Federal Housing Authority Insurance
Notes: federal minimum wage is used; July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: federal minimum wage is used; July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: federal minimum wage is used; July 24 of each year is the annual cutoff.
Notes: FHA & VA
Notes: FHA & VA
Notes: FHA & VA
Notes: FHA & VA
Notes: FHA & VA
Notes: FHA & VA
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FNMA, FreddieMac & GinnieMae are implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: FRM/total single-family loans
Notes: FRM/total single-family loans
Notes: FRM/total single-family loans
Notes: FRM/total single-family loans
Notes: Housing Expense Ratio and Short-term Debt Obligations/the latter is most frequently applied and is calculated over debt/income of all signers of the note/It is not prescribed and lenders have flexibility
Notes: HUD
Notes: HUD
Notes: HUD
Notes: HUD
Notes: HUD
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: HUD multifamily assisted, or, privately-owned, project-based housing that offer rent subsidies. Other subsidy programs include U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service, Indian Housing, HOME and CDBG.
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
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Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
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Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: In current dollars
Notes: in number of loans
Notes: in number of loans
Notes: in number of loans
Notes: in number of loans
Notes: Inside Metropolitan Statistical Areas, only for principal cities
Notes: Inside Metropolitan Statistical Areas, only for principal cities
Notes: Inside Metropolitan Statistical Areas, only for principal cities
Notes: Inside Metropolitan Statistical Areas, only for principal cities
Notes: Inside Metropolitan Statistical Areas, only for principal cities
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Inside principal cities only of metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Interest is deductible on only the first $1 million of acquisition debt
Notes: Median in the range from 84-600 USD
Notes: Median in the range from 84-600 USD
Notes: Median of a range from 263-444 USD
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median sale price of new single-family houses; National figure
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Median size of new single family housing unit in the United States
Notes: Mortgage companies
Notes: Mortgage companies
Notes: Mortgage companies
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage companies as % of total number of mortgage lenders
Notes: Mortgage interest deductibility is limited to $1 million size of loan
Notes: Mortgage interest deductibility is limited to $1 million size of loan. The proportion is very high and estimated at 80% by experts
Notes: Mortgage interest deductibility is limited to $1 million size of loan. The proportion is very high and estimated at 80% by experts
Notes: Mortgage interest deductibility is limited to $1 million size of loan. The proportion is very high and estimated at 80% by experts
Notes: Mortgage interest deductibility is limited to $1 million size of loan. The proportion is very high and estimated at 80% by experts
Notes: Mortgage interest deductibility is limited to $1 million size of loan. The proportion is very high and estimated at 80% by experts
Notes: Mortgage interest deductibility is limited to $1 million size of loan. The proportion is very high and estimated at 80% by experts
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Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figure, but majority of public/social units are urban
Notes: National figures are used
Notes: National figures are used
Notes: National figures are used
Notes: National figures are used
Notes: National figures are used
Notes: National figures are used
Notes: New single-family houses sold in metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: New single-family houses sold in metropolitan statistical areas
Notes: no income limits; function of house price and income (at any level)
Notes: no income limits; function of house price and income (at any level)
Notes: no income limits; function of house price and income (at any level)
Notes: no income limits; function of house price and income (at any level)
Notes: no income limits; function of house price and income (at any level)
Notes: no income limits; function of house price and income (at any level)
Notes: no income limits; function of house price and income (at any level)
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: not at federal level, some states have it
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Not at the Federal level, but some states do
Notes: Number of institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Notes: Number of institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Notes: Number of institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Notes: Number of institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Notes: Number of institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Notes: Number of institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Notes: Number of institutions covered by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Notes: Only at the state level
Notes: Only at the state level
Notes: Only at the state level
Notes: Only at the state level
Notes: Only at the state level
Notes: Only at the state level
Notes: Only at the state level
Notes: Section 8
Notes: some states do
Notes: some states do
Notes: some states do
Notes: some states do
Notes: some states do
Notes: The cost of title services and title insurance varies by state. For example, a lender's policy on a $100,000 loan can range from $175 in one state to $900 in another. In some states, the price can even vary by county
Notes: The cost of title services and title insurance varies by state. For example, a lender's policy on a $100,000 loan can range from $175 in one state to $900 in another. In some states, the price can even vary by county
Notes: The cost of title services and title insurance varies by state. For example, a lender's policy on a $100,000 loan can range from $175 in one state to $900 in another. In some states, the price can even vary by county
Notes: The cost of title services and title insurance varies by state. For example, a lender's policy on a $100,000 loan can range from $175 in one state to $900 in another. In some states, the price can even vary by county
Notes: The cost of title services and title insurance varies by state. For example, a lender's policy on a $100,000 loan can range from $175 in one state to $900 in another. In some states, the price can even vary by county
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The Federal Home Loan Bank System is implicitly guaranteed by the federal government.
Notes: The state of Louisiana system is based on principles from France and Spain (civil law). State of California is based on common law but has codified it in a manner of civil law. California and a number of other Western states, however, have retained the concept of community property derived from civil law.
Notes: The total number of sales is used as the weight between new and existing housing
Notes: The total number of sales is used as the weight between new and existing housing
Notes: The total number of sales is used as the weight between new and existing housing
Notes: The total number of sales is used as the weight between new and existing housing
Notes: The total number of sales is used as the weight between new and existing housing
Notes: The total number of sales is used as the weight between new and existing housing
Notes: There was no AHS-Metropolitan Sample in the 2011 survey. Instead, a supplemental sample of housing units was selected for 29 metropolitan areas. This supplemental sample was combined with the National Sample in these areas in order to produce metropolitan estimates using the National survey.
Notes: This figure is a % of first-lien residential mortgages serviced by selected national and federal savings banks from the OCC Mortgage Metrics Report for the fourth quarter of 2011. All these mortgages comprise 60 percent of all mortgages outstanding in the United States
Notes: This figure is a % of first-lien residential mortgages serviced by selected national and federal savings banks from the OCC Mortgage Metrics Report for the fourth quarter of 2011. All these mortgages comprise 60 percent of all mortgages outstanding in the United States
Notes: This figure is a % of first-lien residential mortgages serviced by selected national and federal savings banks from the OCC Mortgage Metrics Report for the fourth quarter of 2011. All these mortgages comprise 60 percent of all mortgages outstanding in the United States
Notes: This figure is a % of first-lien residential mortgages serviced by selected national and federal savings banks from the OCC Mortgage Metrics Report for the fourth quarter of 2011. All these mortgages comprise 60 percent of all mortgages outstanding in the United States
Notes: This figure is for households in metropolitan areas as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau
Notes: VA
Notes: VA
Notes: VA
Notes: VA
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: Veterans Authority guarantee
Notes: weighted average prime rate by JP Morgan Chase, term undisclosed
Notes: weighted average prime rate by JP Morgan Chase, term undisclosed
Notes: weighted average prime rate by JP Morgan Chase, term undisclosed
Notes: weighted average prime rate by JP Morgan Chase, term undisclosed
Notes: weighted average prime rate by JP Morgan Chase, term undisclosed