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Reports: Featured

The State of the Nation's Housing
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, November 2022, 44 pp.
This is an annual assessment of the nation’s housing outlook and summarizes important trends in the economics and demographics of housing.   more info >

2021 Home and Community Preferences Survey: A National Survey of Adults Age 18-Plus
AARP, November 2022
This survey focuses on the needs and wants of older adults with regard to housing, transportation, outdoor spaces, and social engagement and isolation.   more info >

2022 North Dakota Statewide Housing Needs Assessment
North Dakota Housing Finance Agency, October 2022, 71 pp.
The 2022 Housing Needs Assessment provides an overview of current conditions and important trends that affect housing dynamics in North Dakota, as well as examining housing affordability, rent and income restricted multifamily housing programs, and recent housing market trends.   more info >

National Housing Market Indicators
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, March 2022, 8 pp.
Monthly report on the health of the nation's housing market. Includes indicators on home ownership, home prices, home sales, home affordability, and more.   more info >

The Current State of Housing in North Dakota
North Dakota Housing Finance Agency, September 2020, 24 pp.
A study of the affordability of single and multifamily housing, the impacts of COVID-19, and housing challenges faced by vulnerable populations in 2020.   more info >

Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America: National Estimates
Voices of Youth Count, November 2017, 16 pp.
This report highlights results from a national survey on unaccompanied youth homelessness in America. The study captures youth homelessness broadly, including sleeping on the streets, in shelters, running away, being kicked out, and couch surfing. Overall, findings show one in 10 young adults ages 18-25, and at least one in 30 adolescents ages 13-17, experience some form of homelessness unaccompanied by a parent or guardian over the course of a year.   more info >

Web sites

Housing Needs by State: North Dakota
This site provides data on affordable housing in North Dakota, including information on shortages of rental homes and  incidence of cost-burdened households.   more info >

National Alliance to End Homelessness
Reports, organizations, Internet links and other information on homelessness.   more info >

Prosperity Now Scorecard
Ranks the 50 states and the District of Columbia on performance measures in the areas of Financial Security, Business Development, Homeownership, Health Care and Education.   more info >

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