As NeighborWorks America vice president of national homeownership programs and lending, Hoskins leads a team that designs and implements strategies that strengthen the effectiveness and impact of homeownership programs offered by NeighborWorks network organizations. Hoskins has over 25 years of experience in the areas of mortgage banking, loan originations and homebuyer education & housing counseling.
Everyone from homebuilders to mortgage lenders and real estate professionals want to see the homeownership rate increase. These traditional pillars of the market are retooling their products and services and hoping for success. But another, often overlooked, player in the market is reconfiguring its business in order to put more wind in the sales of homeownership.
HUD’s objectives are sometimes distributed by factors ranging from politics, socio-economic disparities and even natural disasters. When American homeowners fall victim to any of these elements, HUD is not only there to offer a helping hand, but often serves as the tool that leads to recovery.