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July 21, 2021
“A Change Is Gonna Come”
This issue of Capital Commentary looks at changes coming at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), in housing demographics and urban neighborhoods….Continue
June 23, 2021
As we mark the summer solstice this week, Capital Commentary is using this opportunity to review a potpourri of noteworthy housing analyses that caught our eye but perhaps not the eyes of local or natio…Continue
June 2, 2021
All Eyes on the High Court
Housing policy aficionados are keeping a watchful eye on the U.S. Supreme Court related to the future of the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)….Continue
April 27, 2021
Searching for Equilibrium
The law of supply and demand can be boiled down to this: As supply increases, prices tend to drop. When supply falls, prices increase. The economy reaches equilibrium when supply and demand are in balan…Continue
April 14, 2021
P-S-P-A: CAPS, CAPS, CAPS
This issue of Capital Commentary is about recent amendments to the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement (PSPA) between the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which …Continue
March 30, 2021
Home = Life
The headline of this issue of Capital Commentary comes from a recent hearing of the U.S. Senate’s Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, “Home = Life: The State of Housing in America.”…Continue
March 9, 2021
A Nation of Involuntary Renters?
Ed Gorman, Chief Community Development Officer of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), warns that too many Americans are destined to be “involuntary renters” without substantial home co…Continue
February 23, 2021
Racial Equity Makes “Cents”
As we near the end of Black History Month, Capital Commentary weighs in on the benefits of an invigorated national policy to increase Black homeownership and highlights some of the places where Black Am…Continue
February 2, 2021
All Eyes On Racial Equity
Black History Month is an appropriate time for Capital Commentary to take a deep dive into public policies designed to address and correct racial inequalities from the perspectives of think tanks, elect…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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