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The 2008 Housing Crisis Report

The 2008 Housing Crisis

Contrary to conservative arguments, the 2008 housing crisis was caused by unregulated and loosely regulated private financial entities—not the federal government’s support for homeownership.

Colin McArthur, Sarah Edelman

Essential Elements of Housing Finance Reform Testimony
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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.

Julia Gordon

Time to Make an Offer FHFA Can’t Refuse Article
Federal Housing Finance Agency Acting Director Edward DeMarco, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Banking Committee. (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Time to Make an Offer FHFA Can’t Refuse

The agency stands in the way of principal reductions by mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but the Treasury Department can fix that, writes John Griffith.

John Griffith

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