On DASP’s two-year anniversary, CAP provides recommendations for how the Federal Housing Administration can better help neighborhoods and homeowners while still saving money for taxpayers.
Senior Fellow Jim Carr delivers a speech at the American Enterprise Institute.
The Center for American Progress Housing team submits comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the qualified mortgage rule’s concurrent proposal.
Julia Gordon, Director of Housing Finance and Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the House Committee on Financial Services.
Seven key facts about the report and what you need to know about the agency's future.
Comments from the CAP Housing team, the Mortgage Finance Working Group, and several other leading housing and consumer advocacy organizations outline how capital rules should help promote long-term homeownership.
Without the cash-strapped agency’s help in recent years, the housing crisis and resulting economic downturn would have been much worse.
A comment letter from the Center for American Progress outlines three main ways the bureau can strengthen its proposed standards.
John Griffith argues that with most of the mortgage industry embracing principal reduction as a way to help troubled homeowners, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should follow suit.
Peter Swire and Jordan Eizenga detail how proposed rules for increased transparency in the servicing of mortgages will benefit all involved.