Should a HAWK Soar with the Eagles?

Birdwatchers would say that the difference between a hawk and an eagle is size: a hawk is smaller.  In the case of housing finance, the difference might not be as straightforward.  The Federal Housing Administration’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (FHA), whose...

Unfinished Business – Housing Finance Reform

The largest piece of “unfinished business” from the financial crisis, housing finance reform, slipped back into “not yet” status this month. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs passed, on a bipartisan 13-9 vote, S. 1217, a bill that would wind...