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FHA at 80: Preparing For The Future

Release Date: 
August 2014 (7 pages)
Posted Date:   
August 6, 2014

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This issue brief lays out FHA’s mission in the single-family mortgage market and presents its historical role in meeting immediate and emerging challenges over its history. The paper draws from “The FHA Single-Family Insurance Program: Performing a Needed Role in the Housing Finance Market,” a 2012 research paper by Edward Szymanoski, William Reeder, Padmasini Raman, and John Comeau.