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Homeownership

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Homeownership, from most recent to least.

Black Mortgage Applicants in DC Denied at Double Citywide Rate

Black Mortgage Applicants in DC Denied at Double Citywide Rate

Nena Perry-Brown | August 5th 2020

Higher Black homeownership rates have not made DC immune to mortgage denial disparities. ... read »

Monday’s Must Reads

Monday’s Must Reads

Nena Perry-Brown | July 27th 2020

Catching up on Ward 8 basic income pilot program; 2008 housing crisis déjà vu; and would enforcing desegregation "abolish the suburbs"? ... read »

Four More Years: DC Area Homeowners Are Staying Put Longer

Four More Years: DC Area Homeowners Are Staying Put Longer

Nena Perry-Brown | November 4th 2019

In the DC region and most metro areas nationwide, homeowners are staying put for longer. ... read »

DC Area Homeownership Gap Going Opposite Direction than Rest of the Country

DC Area Homeownership Gap Going Opposite Direction than Rest of the Country

Nena Perry-Brown | October 16th 2019

Last year, UrbanTurf reported on the racial homeownership gap in the DC area, one of the smallest nationwide. Since then, the local gap has actually... read »

One Presidential Candidate’s $100 Billion Housing Proposal

One Presidential Candidate’s $100 Billion Housing Proposal

Nena Perry-Brown | July 8th 2019

Senator Kamala Harris's plan would specifically target formerly redlined areas. ... read »

DC-Area Home Sellers Saw Average Profits of $60,000 in 2018

DC-Area Home Sellers Saw Average Profits of $60,000 in 2018

Nena Perry-Brown | January 31st 2019

A recent study also showed that homeownership tenure in the region is about 8 years. ... read »

83 Percent of Generation Z Plans to Purchase a Home Within 5 Years

83 Percent of Generation Z Plans to Purchase a Home Within 5 Years

Nena Perry-Brown | September 10th 2018

A new survey from Property Shark reveals that the adults in the generation born in and after 1995 are much more optimistic about the housing market... read »

How a Desire to Live in DC is Hindering Millennial Homeownership

How a Desire to Live in DC is Hindering Millennial Homeownership

Nena Perry-Brown | July 18th 2018

Urban Institute's study of millennial homeownership takes a look at how the generation's preference for city living is keeping them from buying... read »

DC’s Failing Score on Inclusivity

DC’s Failing Score on Inclusivity

Nena Perry-Brown | April 30th 2018

A new study by the Urban Institute shows that DC is below-par when compared to the nation's other largest cities in ensuring inclusivity. ... read »

One-Third of DC Area Renters Could Afford to Buy

One-Third of DC Area Renters Could Afford to Buy

Nena Perry-Brown | April 4th 2018

A new affordability measure states that based on the range of incomes and home prices in the DC area, nearly one in three renters here should be able... read »