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Mortgage Rates Top 7% for Fourth Straight Week

“The housing market appears to be stuck heading into autumn, with sales activity likely to stay stagnant until housing inventory increases, and mortgage rates decline to more affordable levels,” said MBA President and CEO Bob Broeksmit. Click through to read more on this week's mortgage rates.

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HUD Makes $113M in Affordable Housing Vouchers Available Across U.S.

"Housing choice vouchers are some of the strongest tools we have to help families find stable and affordable housing," said U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge. "This year, HUD found that rents rose once again, accentuating the strain on costs for American families.”

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Fannie Mae Examines Remote Work and Affordability

“When remote work is coupled with the reported rise in the importance of affordability, it's not surprising that respondents expressed a greater willingness to live farther from their current location,” noted a Fannie Mae report. “Of course, renters indicated the greatest affordability concerns, as well as a willingness to consider areas farther away from their current location.”

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