ABA: Report Shows Consumer Delinquencies Rose in Fourth Quarter of 2020

After two consecutive quarters of declines, consumer credit delinquencies rose in the fourth quarter of 2020 as the toll of the pandemic-induced recession weighed on the economy, according to results from the American Bankers Association’s Consumer Credit Delinquency Bulletin. Overall, delinquencies rose in each of the 11 loan categories tracked […]

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey 3.1 Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced the beginning of data collection for phase 3.1 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey. Phase 3.1 includes substantial revisions to the questionnaire. Additional questions address the following new topics: disability, child health access, telehealth and child care. Also included are demographic questions to identify service members and military […]

Census Bureau: New Household Pulse Survey COVID-19 Vaccination Tracker Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released a new data tool to explore changes in vaccination rates and vaccine hesitancy for the nation, states and select population characteristics. The Vaccination Tracker uses data from the Household Pulse Survey which includes questions about COVID-19 vaccinations and attitudes toward vaccinations. The Household Pulse Survey is an effort by […]

CFPB: 2020 HMDA Data on Mortgage Lending Now Available

Today, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Modified Loan Application Register (LAR) data for 2020 were published on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s HMDA Platform for approximately 4,400 HMDA filers. The published data contain loan-level information filed by financial institutions, modified to protect privacy. “HMDA data can help determine […]

FHFA: House Price Index Up 1.0 Percent in January; Up 12.0 Percent from Last Year

 House prices rose nationwide in January, up 1.0 percent from the previous month, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI®).  House prices rose 12.0 percent from January 2020 to January 2021. The previously reported 1.1 percent price change for December 2020 was revised upward to 1.2 percent.  For […]

CDFI Fund: Public Data for NMTC Program for FYs 2003-2019 Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today released transaction level data collected on New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments across the nation through fiscal year (FY) 2019. The CDFI Fund requires all Community Development Entities (CDEs) that have been awarded NMTC allocations to […]

HUD: Report on Youth Homelessness Underscores Importance of American Rescue Plan

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released a report on coordinated community approaches to preventing and ending youth homelessness. The report, “Evaluation of the HUD Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program: Early Implementation Report,” underscores the importance of the American Rescue Plan to addressing homelessness, including for youth. […]