Housing Policy

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 offices. Mortgage production in 2020 set new highs, exceeding $4 trillion for the first time ever...

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“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...