Housing Policy

PolicyCast: Making It on Wall Street

Episode 22 – 1/10/2022 Making It on Wall Street: An Ivy (League) Education Ivy Zelman, CEO of Zelman & Associates and author of “Gimme Shelter: Hard Calls + Soft Skills from a Wall Street Trailblazer,” talks about her career as a top housing expert and shares her lessons for those entering the...

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America’s Finest Housing Solution?

1,478 words. Five-minute read. See item #5 for Capital Commentary Contest. Rocked by bribery scandals and the embarrassment of losing the 1972 Republican National Convention to another city, San...

FHFA Launches a New Era in Housing

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual convention, noted for its outsized parties and star-studded concerts, doesn’t start until mid-October, but champagne corks are already flying in industry...

“A Change Is Gonna Come”

The great Sam Cooke may have written his classic song “A Change Is Gonna Come” in 1964, but it is just as accurate today for housing affairs. This issue of Capital Commentary looks at changes coming...

Summer Studies

The start of summer provides us the opportunity to step away from the hubbub of our daily work lives and reflect a bit. As we mark the summer solstice this week, Capital Commentary is using this...

All Eyes on the High Court

1,821 words. Six minute read. See item #5 for Capital Commentary Contest. Housing policy aficionados are keeping a watchful eye on the U.S. Supreme Court related to the future of the Director of the...