If there is one feature of a reformed housing finance system that has broad buy-in, it is that private capital should take the majority of mortgage credit risk.
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.
Senators Corker and Warner, the authors of legislation to reform the housing finance system, reflected about ongoing opportunities and frustrations.
A new report offers a sobering reminder that our nation’s housing finance system continues to operate on an unsustainable foundation.
It’s possible for would-be home buyers to get a loan, but it sure has gotten harder, and that’s because of lenders who are scared of legal and financial risks, as well as declining affordability, experts said Tuesday at a housing-policy…
The 2014 Housing Summit is one month away. Hear what Peter Elkowitz, president and CEO of the Long Island Housing Partnership is looking forward to discussing with his fellow panelists on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 16. The panel will tackle the questions about how to improve access to mortgage credit for responsible borrowers. Peter also recently contributed to our expert forum about shared equity housing models. You can check out more here.