David Dworkin

David Dworkin

David Dworkin is president and CEO of the National Housing Conference, an alliance of housing leaders including builders, realtors, investors, housing advocates and developers, both for-profit and nonprofit. NHC has been active in U.S. housing policy since 1931.

ARTICLES

  • Hey regulators, let’s fix the Community Reinvestment Act

    It’s time to make CRA more effective in the 21st century banking system
    The Community Reinvestment Act is important to provide fair access to credit and investment, and many financial institutions agree it’s an important tool in their business strategy. But current guidelines render it ineffective, and it’s time regulators institute much-needed change.
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  • Housing finance reform’s gridlock problem: Affordable housing

    What is standing in the way of reform?
    [Expert commentary] Housing finance reform remains the single largest piece of unfinished business of the housing crisis. And the single biggest factor standing in the way of that business is getting agreement on how to ensure that the GSEs serve all Americans, not just the wealthy.
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  • Housing finance reform should fix what’s broken

    What does housing finance reform look like?
    [Expert commentary] Nearly 10 years after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship, housing finance reform remains the single largest piece of unfinished business of the housing crisis. The failure of Fannie and Freddie, the taxpayer bailout and repayment that followed, and their unresolved conservatorship continue to demand final resolution, even if Congress does not.
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