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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.

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January 25, 2021

PolicyCast: Are You Ready for a Fair Lending Revival?

Legal expert Jeffrey P. Naimon discusses fair housing rules and other likely regulatory changes on Arch MI’s PolicyCast video podcast….


January 20, 2021

A New Beginning

A tumultuous January on top of a turbulent 2020 begs for a new start. Hopefully, that begins today when Joe Biden is sworn in as the nation’s 46th president under his inaugural-themed banner, “America U…


January 11, 2021

PolicyCast: Servant Leadership at HUD

HUD Deputy Secretary Brian D. Montgomery discusses possible changes to FHA, COVID-19’s impact and serving in three presidential administrations….


December 15, 2020

Bags Are Packed, Ready to Go

Whether due to the pandemic, low interest rates, unemployment or the desire for a new start, Americans are on the move. Most are doing it willingly; some have no choice. Capital Commentary looks at some…


December 7, 2020

PolicyCast: Mortgage Operations in the Age of COVID-19

Arch MI’s PolicyCast hosts two executive housing leaders discussing how mortgage industry operations will permanently change due to the pandemic….


December 3, 2020

Looking for a Way Out for the GSEs

Since September 2008, the GSEs have been wards of the government, placed into conservatorship under the authority of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Capital Commentary explores this topic in this is…


November 23, 2020

PolicyCast: Why Housing is Booming While Economy Busts

Arch MI’s PolicyCast hosts two expert housing economists to discuss their 2021 outlook for the mortgage industry….


November 17, 2020

Now We Know: It’s Joe

Two hundred seventy-eight days after the Iowa caucuses, America knows who its next president will be. In this issue of Capital Commentary, we look at the policies and people that will shape and decide h…


November 12, 2020

PolicyCast: The Election’s Impact on Housing

Arch MI’s PolicyCast hosts two veteran Capitol Hill analysts to discuss the election’s likely impact on the GSEs and housing policy overall….


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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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