Items Tagged with 'Hispanic homebuyers'


  • Urban Institute: Gap slowly closing for Hispanic homeownership

    The rate of Hispanic homeownership is up, but a gap persists
    A recent study by Urban Institute shows that only two U.S. cities have successfully closed the gap between Hispanic and non-Hispanic white ownership. In order to analyze the disparity, Urban Institute studied the 100 U.S. cities with the largest number of Hispanic households. Here's what they found.
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  • Hispanic buyers are boosting the housing market

    Homeownership for this group is trending upward, and lenders are recognizing the opportunity
    The homeownership rate for Hispanics has jumped in recent years, a fact that could buoy the housing market for years, according to a recent Wall Street Journal article. Just three years ago, the homeownership rate for this group had fallen to a 50-year low. But now, recent Census data shows that it has risen 3.3% since then, surpassing the overall homeownership growth rate of 1.3%.
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