Fixing What Went Wrong and Building on What Works in Housing Finance


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Published: October 17, 2013

A Framework for Housing Finance Reform, CRL’s new working paper looks to how what’s worked well at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before conservatorship, can be preserved. Conversely, it also identifies core causes of what went wrong with the two GSEs.  The paper’s ultimate goal is to bring forth ideas that will provide long-term stability in the marketplace.