Issue Brief Investors can and should be part of our nation’s housing recovery, but there are serious risks associated with leaving neighborhood recovery in the hands of private investors.
The Mortgage Finance Working Group lays out steps to transform how we fund rental housing.
Housing finance reform has big implications for Millennials’ lifestyles, financial security, and well-being—which is why it’s time for them to pay attention.
The CAP Housing Team presents summaries of 26 plans to reform the U.S. housing finance market.
Senior Fellow Jim Carr delivers a speech at the American Enterprise Institute.
On June 25, 2013, Sens. Bob Corker and Mark Warner filed a bill to restructure the government’s role in the housing finance market. In response, CAP and a broad array of housing and civil rights groups sent a letter to the senators explaining how the bill falls short in serving America’s families.
Report By supporting core values of access and affordability, the housing-finance system can help provide access to credit, enable families to build wealth, build strong neighborhoods, and support both the local and national economy.
In comments submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CAP and Campus Progress identify some of the financial hurdles that student-loan borrowers may face and how these hurdles may affect the future housing market and economy.
Senior Fellow Janneke Ratcliffe testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
The Center for American Progress Housing team submits comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the qualified mortgage rule’s concurrent proposal.
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.
Julia Gordon, Director of Housing Finance and Policy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the House Committee on Financial Services.
Failure to raise the debt ceiling could have a significant effect on the U.S. housing market and seriously damage our recovery.
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.
CAP’s Mortgage Finance Working Group offers suggestions to the Federal Housing Finance Agency to bring liquidity, stability, transparency, and private capital into the secondary mortgage market and ensure that borrowers have access to safe, sustainable, and affordable mortgage products.