Research Report Opening the Credit Box
Jim Parrott, Mark M. Zandi
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A sustained recovery of the housing market is critical to the recovery of the broader economy. Yet overly tight credit is hampering housing demand and slowing this market's return to health. This paper discusses what is driving this tightness in lending and what policymakers can (and can't) do to address the challenge in "Opening the Credit Box.
Research Areas Housing finance Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Housing markets
Policy Centers Housing Finance Policy Center