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Sharing the Pain and Gain in the Housing Market Report
A foreclosure sign outside of a home. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Finance Agency could prevent foreclosures by combining principal reduction with

Sharing the Pain and Gain in the Housing Market

John Griffith and Jordan Eizenga explain why Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Finance Agency should embrace a targeted principal-reduction program for certain deeply underwater loans it owns or guarantees.

John Griffith, Jordan Eizenga

Manufacturing Bonds Article
Vice President Joe Biden tours Wrap-Tite, Inc., a stretch-wrap manufacturing company which landed a $1.5 million Small Business Administration loan in 2011. With Biden are Wrap-Tite, Inc. CEO Suresh Bafna, rear, and President Sunil Daga.
<br /> (AP/Amy Sancetta)

Manufacturing Bonds

Jordan Eizenga and James Hairston detail the benefits of creating a manufacturing bond guarantee program to the companies that remain integral to our economy.

Jordan Eizenga, James Hairston

The Ramp Begins for ‘Rehab-to-Rent’ Article
If Rehab-to-Rent is successfully implemented, it can help promote a more resilient,  affordable, and energy-efficient stock of rental housing; protect  taxpayers from financial loss; and create well-paying jobs and economic  activity in the process (AP/ Matt York)

The Ramp Begins for ‘Rehab-to-Rent’

Fannie Mae’s new pilot program with its portfolio of foreclosed properties is a step in the right direction, but policymakers must tread lightly, caution John Griffith, Alon Cohen, and Jordan Eizenga.

John Griffith, Alon Cohen, Jordan Eizenga

Getting to the Bottom of the Housing Crisis Article
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at the Justice Department in Washington, Friday, January 27, 2012, following Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement of the formation of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group. (AP/Cliff Owen)

Getting to the Bottom of the Housing Crisis

CAP’s housing experts detail how President Obama’s new mortgage crisis working group can bring order and justice to our housing finance system and help rebuild our economy.

Janneke Ratcliffe, Alon Cohen, Jordan Eizenga

Rehab-to-Rent Can Help Hard-Hit Communities and Our Economy Report
A foreclosed home in Sacramento, California, in 2008. Selling Fannie Mae’s foreclosed properties individually is risky while selling the properties in bulk, through the Rehab-to-Rent program, ensures these foreclosed properties provide affordable, stable rental housing. (AP/ Rich Pedroncelli)

Rehab-to-Rent Can Help Hard-Hit Communities and Our Economy

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, Jordan Eizenga, John Griffith, 2 More Bracken Hendricks, Adam James

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