Recent economic news is good, housing news mixed — starts, existing and new homes sales generally better in recent months amidst many comments that housing is about to see sustained gains after a long long period of weakness. However, prices fell steadily throughout 2011 and haven’t seen even a hint of strength. Zillow forecasts further declines in the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices and Calculated Risk tends to agree. The full report will be published on Tuesday morning at 9 AM. The report will be available from S&P and will appear here later in the morning.