A six-part series reflects on the role of public housing in America.
Building more housing, more densely, could help address a widespread economic challenge. A fight over one lot in Berkeley, California shows how tough that could be.
A native of Queens, Donald Trump was the son and heir to Fred Trump, a scrappy and ruthless developer of housing for New York’s white working and middle class. An outer-borough nativist and one-time Klan supporter, the senior Trump profited mightily from the federal government’s massive intervention in the real estate industry, which began in the Great Depression. His fortune was premised on strict racial segregation, a process whose legacies still shape the geography of urban and suburban America.
Letter to Congressional Leaders on FY2017 Appropriations Request Letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Leadership on Protecting GSE Affordability Goals (Download PDF)
Letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Department of the Treasury on GSE Capital Buffer (Download PDF)
Letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Department of the Treasury on GSE Housing Goal Performance and Pricing (Download PDF)
NCRC’s Housing Counseling Network offers a Homebuyer Education Program. It is now completely online and self-paced to participants interested in purchasing a home and who have been referred to NCRC. There is a fee of $150 for the online education. If you are just interested in the one-on-one counseling session, there is no fee for […]
Letter to Federal Housing Finance Agency on Affordable Housing Goals(PDF Download)
Washington, DC – Today, as U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services in a hearing titled “The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration,” NCRC President and CEO John Taylor applauded recent changes to FHA mortgage insurance […]
Washington, DC – Today, as Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt testified before the House Financial Services Committee on FHFA’s recently announced allocation of funds to the National Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor reaffirmed NCRC’s support of the decision to capitalize the funds. “NCRC is […]