Housing; Mortgage Reform; Real Estate; Fannie Mae; Freddie Mac

4 days ago
How much do we have to fear from the president-elect's policy plans for urban America? We can hope that he will follow his party's playbook and largely ignore the cities, but potential changes to housing policy are more serious.
Shelterforce/Rooflines
Blog post
March 2, 2015, 6am PST
A recent property professors' conference discussed a variety of issues of possible interest to planners including tightened home lending standards, municipal policies affecting the homeless, the Fair Housing Act, and inclusionary zoning.
Michael Lewyn
February 16, 2011, 1pm PST
Christopher Leinberger argues that the fundamental cause of the mortgage meltdown was a "structural shift in market demand" from low-density suburbs to walkable urban housing.
Urban Land Magazine