Housing Market

Who Pays for School Property Tax Elimination? An Analysis of School Property Tax Burdens in Pennsylvania

Publication Date: 
April 6, 2017

In the Eye of the Storm: An Update on Pennsylvania Housing Prices

Publication Date: 
September 9, 2008

In January 2008 the Keystone Research Center released A Building Storm:The Housing Market and the Pennsylvania Economy, the first detailed study of the housing market in Pennsylvania and its major economic regions. Data available at that time showed that the growth in housing prices in Pennsylvania had slowed but not yet begun to fall. We warned in our first housing report, however, that the Pennsylvania housing market appeared to be following national trends and that nationally, home prices were already falling.

A Building Storm: The Housing Market and the Pennsylvania Economy

Stephen Herzenberg
Publication Date: 
January 31, 2008

In the nation and in Pennsylvania, a building storm of home foreclosures, falling home prices, and tightening credit markets has put the brakes on economic growth, and led to mounting concern that the
country may face a deep recession. To date, however, no one has examined in detail the housing market in Pennsylvania or the impact of housing market developments on the Pennsylvania economy.