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.
Peter Swire explains that, in the absence of market discipline on servicers, an effective national set of mortgage standards is essential.
Peter Swire explains to a congressional committee how he ran afoul of a mortgage services company that mistakenly thought he’d canceled his flood insurance.
Alon Cohen and Jordan Eizenga detail an exciting proposal to help stabilize the housing market while boosting employment.
David Min outlines key principles of mortgage finance reform and examines different approaches to executing this reform.
Issue Brief David Min reexamines his core criticisms of Peter Wallison’s dissent from the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, and responds to Wallison's latest criticisms.
Christian E. Weller detalla en La Opinión por qué las tasas de interés hipotecario aumentarían, y las ventas de viviendas, los valores de las viviendas y los trabajos en la construcción se reducirían de manera pronunciada si el Congreso no accede a levantar el límite de deuda.
David Min examines the critical role of federal services that, if frozen, would reverberate through the still-struggling U.S. housing market.
Sarah Rosen Wartell testifies before the House Committee on the Budget on U.S. taxpayer exposure in the housing market.
Issue Brief Christian Weller on how hoped-for sales of new and existing houses could be over if conservatives fail to raise the debt ceiling.
Alon Cohen notes that more states are adding and expanding these successful programs. Any legal settlement with the nation’s largest lenders and servicers for mortgage servicing fraud should support them.
Issue Brief Ellen Seidman explains why the risk-retention rules under Section 941 of the Dodd-Frank Act must embrace broad homeownership goals.
Alon Cohen explores how the new settlements between mortgage servicers and federal regulators may force state attorneys general to impose fines instead of seeking improved mortgage servicing practices.