The economy doesn't need more homeowners right now. It needs more households.
Recent claims that we're already there may be overstated.
Governor Andrew Cuomo proposes one to calm his critics.
The Census Bureau maps the homeownership rate of every neighborhood in America.
An uneven geography of disappearing wealth.
The decline of homeownership has moved more people onto the rental market, pushing asking prices up at an alarming clip.
If everyone you know is telling you to buy a house, you should read Robert Shiller's work.
The historic exodus of whites from American cities helped boost black homeownership nationwide.
The housing bust may have created a new kind of rental industry. Is that a good thing?
Politicians should stop pretending that owning your own home is the way to make the nation richer.
In four charts.
This surprisingly simple solution is win-win, if only the banks would sign on.
Communities with lots of homeowners may restrict labor mobility, generate longer commutes, and lower rates of new business formation.
Young Americans have been offloading debt at a much higher rate than older generations.
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and central air.