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Industry Leaders Address Housing Finance, Affordability, and Supply

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On Wednesday, the Urban Institute and CoreLogic hosted the 5th Annual Housing Finance Symposium with this year's theme being "Housing Finance, Affordability, and Supply in the Digital Age". Questions posed during the event included:

  • How can we better understand the challenges of income variability, different age cohorts, credit scoring, and access to down payments?
  • What are the obstacles to increasing the residential housing supply?
  • How is the adaptation of regulation and technology shaping customer acquisition strategies?
  • What will technological innovation in financial services mean for the diverse borrowers of the future, and how can technology reduce loan defects and advance industry safety and soundness?

In addition to representatives from the Urban Institute and CoreLogic, executives from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the National Association of Homebuilders, Terwilliger Center, Docutech, FormFree, and Blend were also among the speakers.

 

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Rachel Williams attended Texas Christian University (TCU), where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a dual Bachelor of Arts in English and History. Williams is a member of Phi Beta Kappa , widely recognized as the nation’s most prestigious honor society. Subsequent to graduating from TCU, Williams joined the Five Star Institute as an editorial intern, advancing to staff writer, associate editor and is currently the editor in chief and head of corporate communications. She has over a decade of editorial experience with a primary focus on the U.S. residential mortgage industry and financial markets. Williams resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband. She can be reached at Rachel.Williams@theMReport.com.
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