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Housing Research & Analysis

Moody’s Report on US State Housing Finance Agencies Outlook

10/8/2013 Moody's Investors Services report detailing an increased "Industry Outlook" rating for Housing Finance Agencies

Moody’s Analysis of Protecting Taxpayers and Homeowners Act (PATH Act)

"The housing finance system needs reform. But reform’s success depends on striking the appropriate balance between the benefits of the private market and the backstop of the federal government..."

Peterson Institute for International Economics: Does High Homeownership Impair the Labor Market?

We explore the hypothesis that high homeownership damages the labor market. Our results are relevant to, and may be worrying for, a range of policymakers and researchers.

Moody’s Public Finance Housing Rating Methodology and Research Handbook

On May 3, Moody’s released the sixth edition of its Public Finance Housing Rating Methodology and Research Handbook.

Moody’s Report: State HFA Multifamily Mortgage Loans Continue Strong Performance in 2012

The loan portfolios securing rated Housing Finance Agency (HFA) multifamily bonds continued their strong performance in 2012 as delinquencies stayed low and losses were minimal, reflecting their conservative structures, credit enhancements and high levels of underlying equity investments.

Progress and Possibility: Green Building Criteria in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Programs 2012 QAP Analysis

Prepared by the Green Urbanism Program of Global Green USA.

NYU Housing Credit Tenant Study

What Can We Learn about the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program by Looking at the Tenants?