Items Tagged with 'J. Ronald Terwilliger'


  • Terwilliger Foundation partners with Enterprise Community Partners to improve economic mobility

    Foundation providing $3 million grant
    Aiming to help low-income families move up the economic ladder, the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families is giving $3 million to Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that designs and builds affordable housing. The grant is designed to create “innovative, integrated approaches” in areas like job training and healthcare that can increase economic mobility.
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  • [Video] Is the market ready for the coming increase in households?

    “We need it all over the next decade”
    There are more than 70 million Millennials who want to enter the housing market in the near future, and this number is on top of the other generations that are already moving around in the housing market. How is the industry going to deliver housing units for all of these people? Lynn Fisher, the Mortgage Bankers Association’s vice president of research and economics, gives HousingWire insight on the situation.
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  • Jeb Hensarling: “Dodd-Frank was a grave mistake”

    Housing reform top priority
    Attendees at the Housing America’s Families Forum in Dallas at the George W. Bush Presidential Library gathered for a light lunch on Friday to listen to one of the most eagerly anticipated speakers of the day, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling. While he is currently rumored to be the next Secretary of the Treasury, he chose to focus his speech on the death of Dodd-Frank.
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  • Dispatch from #HousingOurFuture: Not enough real estate agents are "culturally sensitive"

    Asian and Hispanic mortgage markets set to boom
    In the coming decades, the rate of homeownership among Hispanics and Asians will roughly double, and the housing industry is not ready, a panel of experts said Friday. Mortgage bankers and real estate agents are not equipped to appropriately deal with these communities, according to panelists at the Housing America's Family Forum underway today in Dallas.
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  • We need to raise the volume on America's rental affordability crisis

    What happens in Cleveland can't stay in Cleveland
    If we simply do nothing, the rental affordability crisis will only get worse. The reason: shifting demographics. At the 2016 Republican National Convention, we will be doing our best to raise the volume on America’s rental affordability crisis. If we keep the drumbeat going long enough, we are confident our message will finally get through.
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