A Reform Proposal for the Federal Housing Administration

Mission Critical: Retooling FHA to Meet America’s Housing Needs 

Author: Carol Galante and Nathan A. Shultz

Release Date: November 2017

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Summary of Recommendations 

This paper provides an overview of some of the current limitations of the Federal Housing Administration, and puts forth a number of recommendations for administrative, policy, and structural changes intended to ensure FHA is able to achieve it's mission and play its important roles in the U.S. housing market. 

Related Work:

A Reform Proposal for FHA (Terner Blog)

Experts Agree: Modernizing FHA Critical to Effective Housing Finance Reform (Urban Institute's Urban Wire blog)

Related Press:

Housing Finance: Former FHA Commissioner Proposes Agency Reforms