Fannie Mae addresses inequalities in housing faced by black renters and homeowners

Fannie Mae released a three-year Equitable Housing Finance Plan that outlines actions the company will take to knock down barriers faced by Black renters and homeowners throughout their housing journey. The Plan builds on recent innovations and efforts Fannie Mae has taken to make mortgages and rental housing more accessible and inclusive.

Fannie Mae • June 8, 2022

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Analysts: Lack of affordable housing threatens economy

Palm Beach County’s shortage of affordable housing has started to affect the growth of its economy, to the point where its recent expansion is in jeopardy, speakers said at a housing summit last week.

WPTV • June 11, 2022

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White House touts factory-made homes as affordable housing

As part of a new plan to tackle the housing crisis, the Biden administration announced a number of initiatives in May to expand the number of backyard flats, modular homes and single-family houses produced, packed and shipped across the US. The White House is looking to manufactured housing for cheaper construction and faster supply. But first, housing policies will have to change.

Bloomberg • June 11, 2022

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Developer proposes $150 million, 550-unit, low-cost housing project near Oscar Mayer

A developer is proposing a $150 million, 550-unit, low-cost housing project near a prized wetland and open space that’s the first offering under the city’s ambitious plan to remake the area around the former Oscar Mayer plant on the North Side. But city staff and neighborhood groups disagree over where the city should place new roads in the area, and the outcome could influence the number of housing units and how much open space near the development site is preserved.

Madison.com • June 13, 2022

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