Building the Path to Global Prosperity

A Center-JPMorgan Chase report explains how financial insecurity harms employers, taxpayers and the economy as well as families. Learn more

Home Lending That Works

The center's long-term study of homeownership reveals how successful affordable mortgages are made. Learn more

Turning Tax Refunds into Savings

The center's evaluation of the $aveNYC program shows how tax refunds with a savings match can help low-income taxpayers start saving and continue. Learn more

Home Energy Efficiency Reduces Mortgage Risk

Researchers find default risk one-third lower for owners of energy-efficient homes and recommend policy and regulatory changes that reflect it. Learn more

NEW RESEARCH

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Mortgage Finance
Published Article | Winter 2015
Energy Efficiency and Mortgage Risks: Implications for the Northeast
Tenure Choice and the Future of Homeownership
Mortgage Finance
Working Paper | November 2014
Tenure Choice and the Future of Homeownership
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Mortgage Finance
Policy Brief | October 2014
Serving Mortgage Market Segments Effectively

RECENT PRESENTATIONS & TESTIMONY

Lindblad-APPAM2014
Mortgage Finance
Presentation | November 7, 2014
Impacts of the Financial Crisis on Attitudes Toward Homeownership and Home Purchase Decisions: A Longitudinal Analysis
Mark R. Lindblad
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Albuquerque, N.M.
Riley-Maintenance-APPAM
Mortgage Finance
Presentation | November 7, 2014
The Home Maintenance and Improvement Decisions of Low-Income Homeowners
Sarah F. Riley
Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management, Albuquerque, New Mexico
HMDA Comment Oct 2014
Mortgage Finance
Testimony | October 28, 2014
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (Regulation C)
Kevin A. Park
Response to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposed rule governing Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C)
Enterprise Housing Goals Comment
Mortgage Finance
Testimony | October 28, 2014
2015-17 Enterprise Housing Goals
Kevin A. Park
Public comment to Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt

COMING UP

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January 3-5, 2015
Chao Yue Tian will discuss "Specialty Servicers and Mortgage Terminations" at the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association conference Jan. 3-5 in Boston.
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April 14-18, 2015
Senior research economist Sarah Riley will speak on home maintenance and improvement decision-making among low-income homeowners at the American Real Estate Society 2015 annual meeting in Ft. Myers, Fla.

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