Ideas. Action. Results.

A Simple Fix to Maintain FSOC’s Insurance Expertise

Justin Schardin / Blog May 16, 2017

Dodd-Frank does not include many of the details that are defined for the other voting members of FSOC, including anything on the Independent Member’s specific duties.

Read More

The Impact of the 2016 Elections on GSE Reform

Michael A. Stegman / Blog November 18, 2016

While the election has surely changed the dynamics of housing finance reform, it is too early in the transition to know in exactly what ways.

Read More

How Much Capital Is Enough?

Michael A. Stegman / Blog August 15, 2016

Lawmakers must strive to find the sweet spot between protecting taxpayers against another government bailout and providing broad and affordable access to credit.

Read More

Measuring Credit Availability and Credit Risk in the Housing Finance System

Michael A. Stegman / Blog July 22, 2016

In anticipation of the next debate on housing finance reform, stakeholders must agree on ways to measure how well the existing system is making credit available.

Read More

Financial Reform Must-Reads, November 24

Finance / Blog November 24, 2015

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

Read More

Bipartisan Support in Congress Increases for Long-Term SCORE Act

Hannah Martin / Blog November 24, 2015

The Long-Term SCORE Act would allow for a more complete accounting of the potential costs and benefits of prevention policies.

Read More

Years After Crisis, Housing Finance System Still in Need of Reform

Henry Cisneros, Mel Martinez / Blog April 9, 2015

A new report offers a sobering reminder that our nation’s housing finance system continues to operate on an unsustainable foundation.

Read More

Castro pushes for housing finance reform legislation

Housing / News September 16, 2014

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro on Tuesday urged Congress to continue pushing forward on passage of a housing finance reform bill.

Read More

Johnson-Crapo Proposal Keeps Hope Alive for Housing Finance Reform

Mel Martinez, George Mitchell / Blog April 23, 2014

Achieving housing finance reform received a major boost when Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (D-SD) and ranking member Mike Crapo (R-ID) recently unveiled their long-awaited reform proposal.  

Read More

Senators Crapo and Risch Headline BPC Public Forum in Sun Valley, ID

Housing / August 21, 2014 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

The forum explored the future of the FHA, community lending and the role of small banks and innovations in rural housing.

Read More