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What a More Aggressive Fed Means for the Housing Market

As the U.S. central bank takes increasingly dramatic steps to fight inflation, the housing market faces challenges.

June 15, 2022

This episode is sponsored by Nexo.ioNEAR and FTX US.

On this episode of “The Breakdown,” NLW looks at the Federal Reserve’s increasing hawkishness on inflation. He explains how market expectations around Fed interest rate raises have shifted, and also explains how the mortgage and housing markets are being impacted in ways that have potentially problematic long-term consequences.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsors is “Catnip” by Famous Cats and “I Don't Know How To Explain It” by Aaron Sprinkle. Image credit: Nuthawut Somsuk/Getty Images. Join the discussion at discord.gg/VrKRrfKCz8.