815 Billion, in dollars, that homeowner equity grew nationwide during the first quarter of 2013 according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury Housing Scorecard[1]. HUD deputy assistant secretary for economic affairs, Kurt Usowski, said that the scorecard indicates that “the Obama administration’s actions and policies over the last four years to speed housing recovery are continuing to show important signs of progress.


[1] http://nationalmortgageprofessional.com/news38464/homeowner-equity-grows-more-815-billion-q1