Free fall: How government policies brought down the housing market
AbstractIn less than twenty-five years, government “affordable housing” and other housing policies have turned a healthy market into a financial ruin. Until Fannie and Freddie’s market dominance and the government’s role in the housing finance system are substantially reduced or eliminated, the United States will continue to have an inferior and unstable housing market.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by American Enterprise Institute in its series Working Papers with number 34261.
Date of creation: Apr 2012
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The central role of government in the housing boom and bust; subprime mortgage lending; Housing policy; Government housing policy; Economic outlook; U.S. housing market;
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