Mortgage credit availability increased in July according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association that analyzes data from Ellie Mae’s AllRegs Market Clarity business information tool.
Stark evidence of the damage the resurgent viral outbreak has caused the U.S. economy could come Friday when the government is expected to report that the pace of hiring has slowed significantly after a brief rebound in the spring.
More than 315,000 Massachusetts tenants have little to no confidence that they will be able to pay rent in August, according to survey data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, a figure that one tenant advocate group said indicates as many as one in three renter households could soon face eviction.
Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday that his administration is “not taking any options off the table” to keep Massachusetts safe as COVID-19 transmission inches upward, such as reducing allowable gathering sizes and reviving restrictions on businesses.
Charlestown’s Bunker Hill Mall would get a 204-unit compact living-style housing project in the latest in a series of multifamily developments at local grocery-anchored shopping centers.
Dedham Savings has pledged $1.5 million toward investing in minority communities, with the objective of reducing racial inequities in housing.
From new VPs to fresh project managers, see who’s been hired, promoted and honored: it’s The Personnel File.
School leaders, parents and public health officials are staring at the fall with growing anxiety.
There’s lots of good information on real estate websites, but ratings of individual agents probably aren’t worth much.
Minority homeownership rates have grown little since the Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968. The answer is to create an AmeriCorps of financial educators who can help homebuyers of color afford homes – and keep them.
Amid the backdrop of the pandemic, tremendous disruption and the George Floyd protests, agents across America are getting their first look at what to expect in the “new normal.”
For the first time in a generation, the suburbs are hot and the downtown Boston condo market is not, with unsold units piling up and the median sale price dropping. Is it simple caution caused by economic upheaval, or something more?
The number of first-time unemployment aid claims crept up last week in both Massachusetts and nationwide compared to the prior week, hinting at ongoing volatility in the job market and continuing economic uncertainty more than four months into the pandemic.
Landlords who are unable to remove non-paying tenants due to a statewide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures face “potentially devastating” economic harm, an attorney argued in Suffolk Superior Court Thursday.
President Donald Trump amplified a message in a tweet Wednesday that is growing into a central theme of his reelection campaign against Joe Biden: an assertion that crime and chaos would ravage communities should the former vice president win the White House in November.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Wednesday that the viral epidemic is endangering the modest economic recovery that followed a collapse in hiring and spending this spring.
The Senate unanimously passed its version of a major economic development bill Wednesday night after adding measures dealing with zoning reform
The state House of Representatives approved Gov. Charlie Baker’s zoning reform bill by a wide margin, as part of a must-pass economic development legislation which the Senate is scheduled to take up Wednesday.
Faced with a looming summer recess deadline, the House on Monday carved off 60 of the nearly 500 proposed amendments to its economic legislation.
Suggesting a narrower pandemic relief package may be all that’s possible, the White House still pushed ahead with Monday’s planned rollout of the Senate Republicans’ $1 trillion effort as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi assailed the GOP “disarray” as time-wasting during the crisis.