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.
A new report offers a sobering reminder that our nation’s housing finance system continues to operate on an unsustainable foundation.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro on Tuesday urged Congress to continue pushing forward on passage of a housing finance reform bill.
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.
BPC’s forum on the “Implications of GSE Reform for the Federal Budget and National Debt” provided a primer on how the federal government currently accounts for the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the budgetary impact of proposals…
Industry leaders gave a generally loving welcome to the agreement on GSE reform reached by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and Ranking Member Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, today, with smaller lenders and one investor and taxpayer-minded politician making up…
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….
Leaders of BPC Housing Commission Encourage Senators Johnson and Crapo to Move Forward on Housing Finance Legislation
Appearing at a BPC forum, Senator Crapo reinforced his commitment to move forward on legislation in early 2014.