Items Tagged with 'housing reform'


From HW Magazine

Five critical housing questions

Former Secretary of the Navy on what the next president needs to answer
Comprehensive housing finance reform that gradually winds down Fannie and Freddie and replaces them with a new market structure backed by increased private capital is the best solution to strengthen America’s housing finance system and to protect taxpayers.
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There's no consensus on GSE reform, but there is this

Revolution deadline, TBD
After attending a conference with some of the top investors in housing, I’ve come to realize housing is as close to solving GSE reform as it is in solving "which came first, the chicken or the egg?" But amid all the opinions and solutions discussed, there was one session right before I headed back to Dallas that tossed out an opinion I think needs to be mentioned.
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How long until housing reform happens?

Here's what the industry can do to prepare
With the financial crisis now eight years behind the economy, the industry is longing for reform of the GSEs. But a looming presidential election and changing government won’t let this happen anytime soon. Here's what needs to happen in the meantime.
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Hillary Clinton unveils sweeping economic agenda, including major housing reforms

Announces $25 billion housing investment program
With the 2016 presidential election inching closer at a seemingly glacial pace, one issue that many of the main candidates have neglected to address is housing and its impact on the country’s economy. But it appears that is about to change as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic hopeful and former Secretary of State, recently announced a sweeping economic agenda that includes some major housing reforms.
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New housing policy foundation breaks silence on housing crisis

Ladies and gentlemen, the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families
Housing and mortgage finance reform either gets shuffled off to arguments in congressional subcommittees that go nowhere, or just plain ignored by policymakers. A new foundation with a power lineup plans to change all that, and they may have the capital to do it.
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