Policymakers Have Priorities Crossed on Private Capital for Housing

Journal Article

Policymakers Have Priorities Crossed on Private Capital for Housing

March 4, 2014

Abstract

If you have gotten a mortgage lately, the odds are good that it is backed by taxpayers. Indeed, the government supports nearly nine out of 10 loans made today. Few think this is a good situation, but addressing it will be more difficult than simply getting the government out of the way, as many assume.

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