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.
Five occasions in the last half-century in which both sides came together and compromised for the good of the country.
Last week, former Senator and BPC Senior Fellow Olympia Snowe participated in The Daily Beast’s Hero Summit in Washington, D.C., on a panel examining the importance of political courage. Snowe joined BPC founder and former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell as…
Bipartisan Policy Center Commission Recommends New Systems for Housing Finance and Federal Rental Assistance
Washington, D.C. – A bipartisan commission of former Cabinet secretaries, former Senators and other leading housing and economic experts unveiled a new vision for housing policy today, which aims to further our nation’s economic recovery and improve the lives of…
Our housing system is outdated and not equipped to keep pace with today’s demands and the challenges of the imminent future.
As we commemorate our fifth anniversary, take a tour of some of the top moments in BPC history