Housing-finance policy decisions being made in Washington will determine whether working Americans and their children will be able to move into the middle class and achieve economic independence.
Issue Brief As we chart the path to housing finance reform in the coming months, we must pursue approaches that create a lasting 21st-century finance system and meet the needs of both renters and homeowners.
David Abromowitz and Steve Fischman explain why homeowner refinancings would boost economic recovery.
David Abromowitz and John Griffith discuss the benefits of principal reduction for homeowners and lenders alike.
President Obama has renewed his commitment to struggling homeowners. It’s time for Congress and federal regulators to do the same, write John Griffith, Janneke Ratcliffe, and David Abromowitz.
The Center for American Progress presents a way to help our housing markets and American taxpayers through a “rehab-to-rent” program on foreclosed homes.
David Abromowitz and David Min expose the self-serving conservative excuses behind the “primer” issued by the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission’s Republican minority.
Sarah Wartell testifies before the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on making the Community Reinvestment Act a more effective tool to help meet the needs of our communities.
Report Report from David Abromowitz and Janneke Ratcliffe explains how successful affordable housing programs can help point the way forward out of the U.S. housing crisis.
Report Report from Rick Jacobus and David M. Abromowitz explains shared equity purchase assistance and how it would help promote homeownership.
David Abromowitz offers recommendations for finally getting ahead of the foreclosure crisis, which is seeing one in seven homeowners default on their loans.
Report Report on how to avoid another jobless—or job-loss—economic recovery.
David Abromowitz explains why extending untargeted home buying credits misses an opportunity for more effective economic stimulus.
Sensible farmland preservation can help us reap the benefits of locally grown food far into the future, writes David M. Abromowitz.