Government Guarantees and Mortgage Loans

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Government Guarantees and Mortgage Loans

Economists, mortgage industry executives and government officials are meeting today to discuss the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Diane and guests explore the debate over the government's role in the U.S. housing market.

Economists, mortgage industry executives and government officials are meeting today to discuss the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Diane and guests explore the debate over the government's role in the U.S. housing market.

Guests

Douglas Holtz-Eakin

chief economist, director, Congressional Budget Office from 2003 to 2006, and senior domestic policy adviser to the McCain Campaign and a member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.

Linda Couch

senior vice president for policy,
National Low Income Housing Coalition

Sarah Rosen Wartell

executive vice president, Center for American Progress

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