Census Bureau: Webinar on 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates on December 10th

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Dec. 10, 2019, in advance of the Dec. 19 release of the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-year estimates. The webinar will show participants how to access the data and compare geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access to these statistics beginning […]

FHFA: Report Released on Non-Performing Loan Sales through June 2019

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released the latest report on the sale of non-performing loans (NPLs) by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises).  The Enterprise Non-Performing Loan Sales Report includes information about NPLs sold through June 30,2019 and reflects borrower outcomes on NPLs sold through December 31, 2018 and […]

FHFA: House Prices Rise 1.1 Percent in Third Quarter 2019; Up 4.9 Percent from Last Year

U.S. house prices rose in the third quarter of 2019, up 1.1 percent according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI).  House prices rose 4.9 percent from the third quarter of 2018 to the third quarter of 2019.  FHFA’s seasonally adjusted monthly index for September was up 0.6 percent from August. FHFA […]

CDFI Fund: Summary Report and Public Data for NMTC Program for FYs 2003-2017 Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today released a Summary Report and data collected on New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments across the nation through fiscal year (FY) 2017. The CDFI Fund requires all Community Development Entities (CDEs) that have been awarded NMTC […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for 2019 Round of NMTC Program Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced today that it received a total of 206 applications under the 2019 round of the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program). The NMTC Program advances economic development in economically distressed communities by making tax credit […]

Census Bureau: 2017 County Business Patterns Now Available

The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2017 County Business Patterns (CBP). This annual series of statistics provides subnational economic data by industry. These data show detailed annual information on the number of establishments, first quarter employment, and first quarter and annual payroll at the national, state, metropolitan area, county […]

HUD and Census Bureau: Residential Construction Activity Report for October 2019

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for October 2019. Building Permits Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,461,000. This is 5.0 percent […]

FHFA: 2019 Performance and Accountability Report Released

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released its Performance and Accountability Report, which details FHFA’s activities as regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank System and as regulator and conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during fiscal year 2019.  For the eleventh consecutive year, FHFA received an unmodified […]

ABA: New Foundation Research Shows U.S. Banks Stepping Up Efforts to Protect Older Americans from Financial Abuse

Banks of all sizes continue to increase focus and investment in elder fraud prevention, according to the 2019 Older Americans Benchmarking Report released today by the ABA Foundation. The biennial report, the most expansive survey of the banking industry’s efforts to protect seniors, captures data on how banks across the country educate […]

FDIC: Three Reports Analyzing Growth of Nonbank Lending Released

Decades-long shifts reported in corporate and mortgage loans between banks and nonbanks The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released a multi-part analysis of changes in the U.S. banking system since the 1950s, especially changes occurring since the financial crisis in 2008. These analyses address the shift in some lending […]