Report Alon Cohen, Jordan Eizenga, John Griffith, Bracken Hendricks, and Adam James lay out a plan for removing a portion of government-owned foreclosed properties from the glutted for-sale market by converting them to affordable rental units.
Alon Cohen examines the reasons why we need to act on the new recommendations.
John Griffith applauds the Federal Reserve for urging policymakers to do more to help the housing market, and calls for the Obama administration, Congress, and federal regulators to act on the advice.
Issue Brief John Griffith, Jasmin Jones, and Sophia Kerby discuss how the "Occupy Our Homes" movement relates to communities of color.
The consumer perspective must be front and center in FHFA decisions about mortgage-servicing compensation after the robo-signing scandal, write Peter Swire and Jordan Eizenga.
Sarah Rosen Wartell testifies before the House Committee on Financial Services about the financial status of the Federal Housing Administration’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund.
HARP changes are welcome, but more can be done to help struggling homeowners, write Sarah Rosen Wartell and Jordan Eizenga.
There’s no evidence the private sector is ready to fill gaps in the mortgage market as claimed by some conservatives, write Mark Willis, Janneke Ratcliffe, and John Griffith.
Jordan Eizenga maps out why the Obama administration program is a success that needs another year extension to help our housing market.
CAP Senior Fellow Janneke Ratcliffe testifies before the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises.
Issue Brief David Abromowitz and John Griffith explain why ramping up the pace of rehab-to-rent would benefit the economy.
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.
Renting out government-owned foreclosed properties will create jobs, generate revenue, and expand affordable housing, argue David Min, Jordan Eizenga, and John Griffith.