The new administration and Congress should make additional investments in federal rental assistance programs and affordable rental supply a priority.
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.
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.
Florida is home to the highest proportion of residents over age 65—19 percent in comparison to a national average of 13.7 percent.