Empty promise: the holes in the administration's housing finance reform plan
AbstractFor any housing finance reform plan to be credible, it must do much more than wind down the GSEs. Because of the Dodd-Frank Act a number of formidable legal obstacles now exist that must be cleared away before a private securitization market will come back. If the administration is serious, its plan must address all these issues.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by American Enterprise Institute in its series Working Papers with number 33726.
Date of creation: Feb 2012
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Housing finance; GSEs (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac); Federal Housing Administration (FHA); Economic outlook; securitization;
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