TITLE

Housing Finance Emerges. What Now?

AUTHOR(S)
Pollock, Alex J.
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
American Banker;7/5/2012, Vol. 177 Issue 103, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's opinion that U.S. housing finance is a market that intertwines government and politics and it will become less effective and more expensive because of government intervention and procyclical regulation. The insolvency of housing finance agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac where mortgage credit risk is concentrated is discussed as well as the real estate bubble.
ACCESSION #
77510308

 

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