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Is the Housing Market Prepared for the Next Crisis?

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
JS Khan | DS News
Michael Calhoun

How much has the market learned from the financial crisis a decade back? And are we prepared for the next crisis? 

Looking specifically at the housing market, Michael Calhoun, President of the Brookings Center for Responsible Lending said in a recent paper that while regulatory safeguards that were put in place subsequent to the crisis have made today’s housing market much safer and resilient, “more could have been done to aid homeowners in the crisis and work remains to provide families with sufficient affordable, sustainable housing for today and in the coming years.”