Housing Policy

Now We Know: It’s Joe

1,472 words.  Six-minute read. Two hundred seventy-eight days after the Iowa caucuses, America knows who its next president will be. In this issue of Capital Commentary, we look at the policies and...

Finally, It’s Election Day …

1,496 words. Six-minute read. Or, perhaps it will turn out to be election week as votes are tabulated over the coming days. Regardless of the results, housing will continue to be a critical driver of...

Take Time to Exercise … Your Vote

In this issue of Capital Commentary, I’d like to invoke a procedure known as a “point of personal privilege.” In parliamentary terms, a point of personal privilege concerns a matter both “timely and...

CRT: Effective, Popular but Threatened

When the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently sought comments on its newly proposed capital standards for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, no topic drew more interest than the...