Focus on Housing (Fitch's Expanded Housing Market Metrics for Public Finance) - Fitch Research

Focus on Housing (Fitch's Expanded Housing Market Metrics for Public Finance)

Focus on Housing (Fitch's Expanded Housing Market Metrics for Public Finance) - Fitch Research
Focus on Housing (Fitch's Expanded Housing Market Metrics for Public Finance)
Published Dec 15, 2008
11 pages (7109 words) — Published Dec 15, 2008
Price US$ 999.00  |  Buy this Report Now

About This Report

  
Brief Excerpt:

...In early 2007, Fitch Ratings expanded its public finance analysis by incorporating statistics indicating the condition of local resident ial housing markets. Given expectations for continued weakness in the U.S. residential mortgage and real estate markets, Fitch has formalized the addition of housing-related me trics into its public sector rating process and will continue to refine these data as market conditions warrant. These metrics expand on those introduced in two earlier Fitch reports on the impact of the housing market downturn on public finance ratings. Fitch believes that declining home prices intensified by the high and rising number of mortgage foreclosures will continue to negatively affect regional economies and th eir constituent state and local government credits. The recent, extraordinary disruption in the financial ma rkets and the economic fallout, which at its core stems from distresse d mortgage securities, is indicative of the housing market downturn s...

  
Report Type:

Special Report

Format:
PDF Adobe Acrobat
Buy Now

Fitch Research—Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with independent, timely and prospective credit opinions. Built on a foundation of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Fitch Ratings has grown rapidly during the past decade gaining market presence throughout the world and across all fixed income markets.

About the Author


Cite this Report

  
MLA:
Fitch Research. "Focus on Housing (Fitch's Expanded Housing Market Metrics for Public Finance)" Dec 15, 2008. Alacra Store. May 07, 2021. <http://www.alacrastore.com/fitch-credit-research/Focus-on-Housing-Fitch-s-Expanded-Housing-Market-Metrics-for-Public-Finance-418604_report_frame>
  
APA:
Fitch Research. (). Focus on Housing (Fitch's Expanded Housing Market Metrics for Public Finance) Dec 15, 2008. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved May 07, 2021 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/fitch-credit-research/Focus-on-Housing-Fitch-s-Expanded-Housing-Market-Metrics-for-Public-Finance-418604_report_frame>
  
US$ 999.00
$  £  
Have a Question?

Any questions about the report you're considering? Our Customer Service Team can help! Or visit our FAQs.

More Research

Search all our Credit Research from one place.