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This Year’s Housing Forecast Looks a Lot Like 2006

Inconsistencies in the economy during the first quarter have not dampened Freddie Mac’s forecast for housing for the coming year. Freddie Mac has held fast to its prediction that 2016 will be the best year for housing since before the crisis. Why is the outlook for housing so rosy?

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Back to Basics: 4 Ways to Transform the GSEs

Andrew Davidson, President of Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc., says that the GSEs should be striped down to the functions that promote standardization, liquidity, and access to credit, and adopt the best governance structures for those functions using these four methods.

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Counsel’s Corner: The Battle Over GSE Profits is Raging

What is the outlook for the GSE shareholders' appeal of a lawsuit against the government over the sweep of GSE profits into Treasury that was previously dismissed in the D.C. District Court? Hamish Hume, partner with Boies, Schiller & Flexner, discusses all points of the case.

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The New 21st Century Housing Finance System

America's housing finance system is in what some call a "dysfunctional limbo." Not only is it underperforming, but it is also outdated and in desperate need of a complete revamping among its mission, activities, products, and services.

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