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The Housing Market's 'Remarkable Comeback'

Even as businesses begin to reopen, the unemployment rate remains a cause for concern among economists. That makes for much fiscal uncertainty.

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'Flurry of Lawsuits' Challenge CDC Eviction Moratorium?

When the White House made an announcement—by way of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—that it would put a new conditional eviction ban in place, many housing-industry experts anticipated pushback from property owners. Then the court cases, such as a Virginia landlord's suit against the CDC, started to surface.

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What Happens When Forbearance Programs Expire?

Moratoria and the CARES Act have effectively halted foreclosure activity—those filings are at an all-time low—but the numbers "are artificially low," analysts say. Some predict a significant "burst" once government programs expire.

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The Multifamily Recovery Stalls in Gateway Markets

San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Jose experienced steep drops in rent growth and absorption year-to-date through August.

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Multifamily is Performing the Best in These Markets

Measuring COVID-19 risk and several other factors, a new evaluation of the sector across major cities shows signs of good health.

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L.A. Apartment Rents Down 6% Since the Start of the Pandemic

In September alone, apartment rents in Los Angeles fell 1.1%, but the market did not make the top-ten list for largest rent drop.

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Pandemic Means Winners and Losers Among Property Types

"Recessions create stress," write Cushman & Wakefield’s Kevin Thorpe and Ken McCarthy, who add, "If there was ever a recession that could cause stress, it is the COVID-19 Recession of 2020. Not only is it unlike any downturn we have seen before, but it already has the distinction of being the worst contraction in history."

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Coronavirus Mortgage Bailouts Fall Below 3 Million For The First Time Since April

The number of mortgages whose payment requirements have been suspended because of the coronavirus plunged in the past week, as the first group of loans hit the end of their six-month term.

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Areas at Highest Risk of a Foreclosure Surge

Americans could face as many as 1.4 million foreclosures if homeowners remain unable to make their mortgage payments. That is according to a recent report from Realtor.com.

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'Perfect Storm' Hits Housing Market

It appears that the month of September and homebuying no longer go hand in hand. That is, based on intel from a new realtor.com report.

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