A view of a manufactured housing community from above.

Manufactured Housing Communities in Pennsylvania: The Basics

This report takes a comprehensive look at manufactured housing communities in Pennsylvania. This little-studied type of housing can provide low-cost homeownership opportunities but carries some risks and drawbacks for homeowners.

Featured Work

Updated Estimates of Home Repairs Needs and Costs and Spotlight on Weatherization Assistance

A safe, livable home is the foundation of household well-being. A brief provides updated estimates of U.S. home repair costs and needs. An accompanying spotlight examines low-income homeowners and their eligibility for weatherization assistance.

Housing & Neighborhoods

Working Paper

Eviction and Poverty in American Cities

WP 22-40 – More than two million U.S. households have an eviction case filed against them each year. Policymakers at the federal, state, and local levels are increasingly pursuing policies to reduce the number of evictions, citing harm to tenants and high public expenditures related to homelessness.

Housing & Neighborhoods

Working Paper

Has COVID Reversed Gentrification in Major U.S. Cities? An Empirical Examination of Residential Mobility in Gentrifying Neighborhoods During the COVID-19 Crisis

WP 22-20 – This paper examines whether neighborhoods that had been gentrifying lost their appeal during the pandemic because of COVID-induced health risks and increased work-from-home arrangements.

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Rental Housing Affordability

The Rental Housing Affordability data tool enables users to examine trends in rental housing affordability in Third District states from 2011 to 2018.

Updated: 26 Oct ’20

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Community Profiles

The Community Development and Regional Outreach Department has compiled information on each region within the Third Federal Reserve District and has developed a suite of materials that the department calls community profiles.

Updated: 18 Jul ’23

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Home Mortgage Explorer

This refreshed tool offers an easy way to view local trends in mortgage lending between 2010 and 2021. Find data for home purchase, refinance, and home improvement mortgages, and visualize trends by applicant income, gender, and race and ethnicity.

Updated: 18 May ’23