BPC congratulates Pam Patenaude on her confirmation by the Senate today as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Long-term interest rates may be a near record lows, and international markets have done U.S. markets a favor by conspiring to keep U.S. rates even lower as their central banks are behind the Fed in moves, but despite very favorable rate conditions, many American families are still feeling the squeeze when it comes to housing affordability.
With deep sadness, the Bipartisan Policy Center mourns the death of its co-founder and former Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr. The senator was 88 years old.
Sens. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) and Mike Crapo (R-Ida.), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, must be doing something right. Their bipartisan proposal to reform our nation’s housing finance system is attracting critics from both ends of…
One year ago this week, we unveiled a plan to repair our nation’s broken housing finance system. Our goal in putting forth this plan was not just to make the case for a new system and detail its essential elements….
Warning that “simply delaying action on the debt limit can cause harm to our economy,” Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew repeated Monday that he believes Congress should act soon to raise that limit so the federal government avoids even looking like…
Five occasions in the last half-century in which both sides came together and compromised for the good of the country.