Housing Policy

A New Beginning

1,348 words. Six-minute read. A tumultuous January on top of a turbulent 2020 begs for a new start. Hopefully, that begins today when Joe Biden is sworn in as the nation’s 46th president under his inaugural-themed banner, “America United.” Members of the nation’s 117th Congress — including 59...

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PolicyCast: Servant Leadership at HUD

Episode 9 – 1/11/2021 Servant Leadership at HUD HUD Deputy Secretary Brian D. Montgomery discusses possible changes to FHA, COVID-19’s impact and serving in three presidential administrations.

Bags Are Packed, Ready to Go

1,669 words. Six-minute read. Whether due to the pandemic, low interest rates, unemployment or the desire for a new start, Americans are on the move. Most are doing it willingly; some have no choice...

Looking for a Way Out for the GSEs

1,477 words. Six-minute read. Since September 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) have been wards of the government, placed into conservatorship under the authority of the Federal Housing...

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...