Items Tagged with 'Dean Baker'


  • NAHB Lays Off Staff, Trims Budget

    Not surprisingly, the National Association of Home Builders is being forced to retrench its staffing and budget as it faces a huge drop in membership -- the Washington-based lobbying group said earlier this week that it had cut $11.5 million from its 2009 operating budget and eliminated 52 positions, as a result of cost-cutting measures.
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  • Housing Crisis Hits Renters, Too: Report

    As Congress debates solutions to the mortgage meltdown and ever more homeowners find themselves facing foreclosure, a new report suggests that policymakers and industry regulators need to move beyond what some are calling a "one-size-fits-all" approach to the current housing and mortgage messes.
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