Housing Policy

“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 … at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), in housing demographics and urban neighborhoods. In...

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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...

Searching for Equilibrium

1,478 words. Five-minute read. See item #5 for Capital Commentary Contest. The law of supply and demand can be boiled down to this: As supply increases, prices tend to drop. When supply falls, prices...