On This PageOctober 2006, No. 231a

Developments and Innovations in Real Estate Markets: A Conference Summary (Special Issue)
Last Updated: 09/21/06

During the last few years, activity in the U.S. housing market has been brisk, and mortgage credit has reached an ever wider circle of borrowers. A recent conference at the Chicago Fed assembled researchers, regulators, and practitioners to discuss the implications of these developments, both for the housing finance system and for the economy as a whole.