The U.S. Housing Stock: Ready for Renewal

Title The U.S. Housing Stock: Ready for Renewal
Author Name Joint Center for Housing Studies
Link http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/research/publications/us-housing-stock-ready-renewal


After languishing for several years, the U.S. remodeling industry appears to be pulling out of its downturn, and a renewal of the nation’s housing stock is underway. The U.S. Housing Stock: Ready for Renewal is the latest report in the Improving America’s Housing series, published by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center. Foreclosed properties are being rehabilitated, sustainable home improvements are gaining popularity, older homeowners are retrofitting their homes to accommodate their evolving needs, and the future market potential is immense, as the emerging echo boom generation is projected to be the largest in our nation’s history.

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