BPC congratulates Pam Patenaude on her confirmation by the Senate today as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
This week we have a few thoughts from Kris Siglin at the Housing Partnership Network who will pack a punch on an all-star panel of housing practitioners as they discuss the way housing shapes and forms communities on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 16. Kris also reflects on her time working on the housing commission that preceded the BPC effort – The Millennial Housing Commission – as well as her time on the Hill with one of our co-chairs, Senator Kit Bond.
The forum explored the future of the FHA, community lending and the role of small banks and innovations in rural housing.
Today marks the first anniversary of the release of the Commission’s report, Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy. As readers of this blog know, our report highlights what we consider the most urgent housing challenges facing our country….
Over 1,000 private-sector experts, elected officials, scholars, advocates, and industry leaders gathered to discuss and debate America’s housing policy.
Even as memories of the housing crisis fade, and two mortgage-finance giants are close to making taxpayers whole on almost $200 billion in bailouts, lawmakers must still reform the U.S. housing-finance system, Kit Bond, co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s…
Pamela Hughes Patenaude, director of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Housing Commission, was recently named as a Woman of Influence in HousingWire Magazine. This esteemed group of women was chosen because of their contributions to the U.S. housing economy.