Deportation Impact on Housing Market

Mass Deportations Have Had a Big impact on the U.S. Housing Market, Study Shows

Interesting article on the impact of deportations on the U.S. housing market by TheUpshot, a division of the New York Times.  TheUpshot reported on new research regarding the relationship between deportations and home foreclosures.  The article reports that the dramatic increase in deportations of undocumented immigrants over the last decade exacerbated home foreclosures.

In “Counties that collaborated with ICE in what became a large-scale deportation sweep experienced a surge in foreclosures of homes owned by Hispanics, according to a study … published in the journal of Sociological Science.”  See “Why More Mass Deportations Would Be Bad News for the Housing Market,” New York Times:TheUpshot, Dec. 8, 2016.