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Housing policy

PolicyCast: Two Number Whisperers Foretell the Housing Horizon

Arch MI’s PolicyCast returns in 2024 with two leading housing economists to discuss the outlook for the mortgage industry, interest rates and more....

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PolicyCast: Unlocking the Data Driving Housing

The Urban Institute’s Laurie Goodman joins the Arch MI PolicyCast to discuss the rising importance of non-bank mortgage lenders, strategies for boosting the housing supply and proposed bank regulations ...

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PolicyCast: Mark Calabria: “Do Fannie and Freddie Still Matter?”

Mark Calabria returns to the Arch MI PolicyCast for a discussion on the benefits of risk-based pricing, whether the GSEs are necessary and what steps are needed to avert a financial meltdown...

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PolicyCast: How Housing Avoided Disaster during the Pandemic

In the first of a two-part episode, Dr. Mark Calabria, former FHFA Director and author of “Shelter from the Storm: How a COVID Mortgage Meltdown Was Averted,” discusses how his experiences during the Gr...

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PolicyCast: How to Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis

David Dworkin, President and CEO of the National Housing Conference, joins Kirk Willison to discuss the ongoing housing affordability crisis, reasons for the lack of inventory and the issue of homelessn...

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PolicyCast: Risks and Rewards of Small IMBs

Scott Olson, Executive Director of Community Home Lenders Association, discusses the unique challenges for independent mortgage banks and the association’s mission to keep them competitive....

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PolicyCast: Housing’s Big Picture

Industry veteran Dave Stevens joins the Arch MI PolicyCast to talk about predictions and perspectives for 2023’s mortgage market and thoughts on where the GSEs need to focus their affordable housing ini...

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PolicyCast: A Manufactured Housing Renaissance

Dr. Lesli Gooch, CEO of the Manufactured Housing Institute, discusses newer options and improvements to manufactured housing and what steps policymakers need to consider for loan programs that support t...

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PolicyCast: FHFA Director Shares Housing Aims

Sandra Thompson, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), joins the Arch MI PolicyCast to discuss a variety of topics relating to equitable homeownership and maintaining transparency for G...

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PolicyCast: Unlocking the Mysteries of NextGen Homebuyers

Kristen Messerli of Experience.com discusses what prevents Millennials from entering the housing market and what reassurance and education they need....

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