National Association of Home Builders' monthly survey showed builder sentiment was unchanged from the previous month in November, although buyer confidence waned.
Pershing Square's Bill Ackman disclosed a less than 10% stake in both bailed-out housing giants.
Bruce Berkowitz's offer to buy out parts of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac promises upside for common shareholders.
Foreclosure activity ticks up in October as banks auctioned off more homes.
Despite the recent price slowdown, homes are still being snapped up from the market.
Housing finance reform might be too complicated to tackle in a comprehensive manner, according to housing experts.
A clear vision for the future of housing will bring stability to the market, says Henry Cisneros, former HUD Secretary.
SIFMA CEO and former New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg says perception is yet to catch up to the reality that banks are safer today.
Despite rising home prices, banks and mortgage investors are seeing only a slow improvement in the amount of money they can recover from the liquidation of a foreclosed home.
Blackstone's rental-backed bond offering could be a game-changer for the housing market.