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Housing Reform

The Most Economical, Most Sensible, and Most Overlooked Housing Market Reform

Al Lewis | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
Al Lewis

It would seem mathematically impossible for both a homebuyer and a seller to get a better deal on opposite sides of the same transaction. Yet this paradoxical best-case could easily be achieved by simply providing prospective buyers with the opportunity to cut out the middlemen.

Housing Reform Should Create Wealth

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Eva M. Clayton

Being a champion of homeownership or affordable housing options is not risky policy, it is essential to growing wealth. Unfortunately, as pointed out by many civil rights organizations, there are provisions of the Johnson-Crapo discussion draft that will only exacerbate the current disparities in homeownership rates.

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Calls For End To Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The Obama administration outlined three options Friday to change the way home loans are financed, calling for the slow death of mortgage g...

Why Should We Care About Housing?

Tom Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Silva

The Obama administration - fresh on the heels of its financial regulation reform legislative victory - has now set its sights on the housing market. P...

Housing Finance Reform: Treasury Seeks Public Advice, Delays Action

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Got any ideas for how to remake the U.S. mortgage market? The Obama administration wants to hear them. The administration on Wedne...