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Want to stay current with the latest changes to housing policy? Kirk Willison, our VP-Government and Industry Relations, anchors PolicyCast, a video podcast series featuring his interviews with top housing officials from across the nation. He also authors Capital Commentary, which covers public policy legislation shaping the housing industry’s future.
April 19, 2023
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…Continue
March 6, 2023
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….Continue
February 13, 2023
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…Continue
October 5, 2022
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…Continue
July 25, 2022
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…Continue
May 16, 2022
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….Continue
January 31, 2022
PolicyCast: Zelman the Contrarian
Ivy Zelman, CEO of Zelman & Associates, returns to discuss her firm’s contrarian views on the housing deficit, changing demographics and a suggestion for policymakers regarding inflation….Continue
January 10, 2022
PolicyCast: Making It on Wall Street
Ivy Zelman, CEO of Zelman & Associates and author of “Gimme Shelter: Hard Calls + Soft Skills from a Wall Street Trailblazer,” talks about her career as a top housing expert and shares her lessons for t…Continue
August 2, 2021
PolicyCast: State of the Nation’s Housing
Chris Herbert of Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies discusses the need for affordable housing and the unique challenges of supply and demand driven by the previous recession and the pandemic….Continue
About Arch MI’s Capital Commentary
Capital Commentary newsletter reports on the public policy issues shaping the housing industry’s future. Each issue presents insights from a team led by Kirk Willison.
About Arch MI’s PolicyCast
PolicyCast — a video podcast series hosted by Kirk Willison — enables mortgage professionals to keep on top of the issues shaping the future of housing and the new policy initiatives under consideration in Washington, D.C., the state capitals and the financial markets.
About Kirk Willison
As VP of Government and Industry Relations for Arch MI and a mortgage finance expert with more than 25 years in government relations, Kirk speaks candidly with an array of the most influential industry and policy thought leaders in the nation.
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