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Former BPC Housing Director Tapped for HUD Deputy

Housing / Press Release May 4, 2017

BPC applauds President Trump’s decision to nominate Pam Patenaude to serve as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Tackling America’s Affordable Rental Housing Crisis

Housing / Press Release February 22, 2017

The new administration and Congress should make additional investments in federal rental assistance programs and affordable rental supply a priority.

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Forging an Enduring Bipartisan Consensus on Affordable Rental Housing

Housing / Research February 22, 2017

Policymakers have an opportunity to forge an enduring bipartisan consensus on affordable rental housing. There is more agreement between the two political parties than one might think. The question is whether lawmakers can find the political will to devote to the effort and the resources to make significant progress.

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4 steps Ben Carson should take as HUD secretary

Housing / News January 10, 2017

Dr. Ben Carson, President-elect Trump’s choice to serve as HUD secretary, is uniquely positioned to spearhead a national effort to better integrate health care and supportive services with housing.

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A Challenge to a Ginnie Mae-Based Approach to Housing Finance Reform

Michael A. Stegman / Blog December 20, 2016

Michael Bright and Ed DeMarco’s proposal to end the conservatorship of the GSEs would use the Ginnie Mae platform to create a new secondary mortgage market.

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Connecting Senior Health and Housing: A Regional Forum in Miami

Housing / November 10, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

Florida is home to the highest proportion of residents over age 65—19 percent in comparison to a national average of 13.7 percent.

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Building on the Johnson-Crapo Consensus

Michael A. Stegman / Blog August 3, 2016

The Johnson-Crapo bill should serve as a starting point as stakeholders prepare for a renewed debate about the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Healthy Aging Begins at Home

Health / Research May 22, 2016

For too long America has recognized its shifting demographics but failed to make investments that preserve dignity and independence in old age.

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Providing Options to Rural Older Adults

Housing / Page February 24, 2016

Aging in place is a priority for a majority of rural elderly residents as they strive to remain close to children and grandchildren, old friends, and their communities.

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Health and Housing Must-Reads, November 23

Housing / Blog November 23, 2015

BPC’s Senior Health and Housing Task Force is sharing recent publications, speeches and testimony we consider relevant to our work.

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