The latest news on housing market
Senators stress importance of solving the foreclosure problem that threatens U.S. homeowners.
Freddie Mac economist expects the market's decline to continue until 2010.
California home prices drop by 26 percent in a year.
But the pace of decline could be slowing.
The tweaking of some recent data indicates that the decline is not even close to over.
Real estate price declines help to get supply-and-demand metrics in line, stimulate home buying.
But it's too early to predict a trend, economist says.
The Fed chief may be more concerned about the housing slump than we knew.
Momentum keeps building for a homeowner bailout.