Housing, Housing Policy, and Housing Finance: Time for a Re-Assessment

33 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2016

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Lawrence J. White

New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics

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Date Written: March 24, 2016

Abstract

“The shapers of the American mortgage finance system hoped to achieve the security of government ownership, the integrity of local banking and the ingenuity of Wall Street. Instead they got the ingenuity of government, the security of local banking and the integrity of Wall Street” (David Frum, National Post, July 11, 2008)

“When it comes to housing subsidies, too much is never enough.” (anon.)

Keywords: housing, mortgage finance

Suggested Citation

White, Lawrence J., Housing, Housing Policy, and Housing Finance: Time for a Re-Assessment (March 24, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2754311 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2754311

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