U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Contains information on housing, fair housing, rental assistance, sustainability, as well as research - including data sets. The HUD publication, Housing Market Conditions, is now part of HUDUser. This quarterly publication includes housing and real estate statistics, provided nationally, regionally, and by state. Includes information on building permit starts, under construction, completion charts, as well as information on mobile and manufactured housing, home sales and prices, affordability, and apartment absorptions. Maintains data on Fair Market Rents, income limits, low-income housing credits, and subsidized housing. Provides mortgage information such as interest rate statistics and information on mortgage insurance, delinquency rates, foreclosure, housing stock, vacancy rates, and home ownership rates. The HUD State of the Cities Data Systems (SOCDS) page includes data sets for individual Metropolitan Areas, Central Cities and Suburbs in terms of crime, building permits, employment, and urban public finance.