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An Opportunity Agenda for Renters

The United States needs a two-pronged approach to housing policy that supports residential mobility to high opportunity areas and promotes reinvestment in economically impoverished neighborhoods.

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Lease Purchase Failed Before—Can It Work Now?

America’s homeownership rate stands at its lowest point in two decades. If structured right, lease-purchase agreements could potentially offer consumers a path toward homeownership.

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When Wall Street Buys Main Street

Single-family rental securitization needs to be managed responsibly in order to protect consumer interests.

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Essential Elements of Housing Finance Reform

Julia Gordon, Director of Housing Finance and Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee about housing finance reform.

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Why Arcane Mortgage Rules Matter for the Middle Class

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.

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The Housing Market Is Not Only for Homeowners

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.

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