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The Trump Administration: Impact on the Mortgage and Housing Markets
K&L Gates
1601 K Street NW
Washington District of Columbia, 20006
United States
Tuesday, August 08, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

The Trump Administration:  Impact on the Mortgage and Housing Markets Metro: Farragut North (Red Line), Farragut West (Blue/Orange Lines) 

Program Description:

Laurie Goodman, the director of the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute, will discuss the impact of the Trump administration on the mortgage and housing markets.  She will address topics including the availability and affordability of housing and credit and delve into the likelihood of GSE reform.  Ms. Goodman will show us data underlying her conclusions.  She is always an informative and popular speaker.  

Speaker: Laurie Goodman, Director of the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute

Laurie Goodman is the director of the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute. The center is dedicated to providing policymakers with data-driven analyses of housing finance policy issues that they can depend on for relevance, accuracy, and independence. Before joining Urban in 2013, Goodman spent 30 years as an analyst and research department manager at a number of Wall Street firms. From 2008 to 2013, she was a senior managing director at Amherst Securities Group, LP, a boutique broker/dealer specializing in securitized products, where her strategy effort became known for its analysis of housing policy issues. From 1993 to 2008, Goodman was head of global fixed income research and manager of US securitized products research at UBS and predecessor firms, which were ranked first by Institutional Investor for 11 straight years. Before that, she was a senior fixed income analyst, a mortgage portfolio manager, and a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Goodman was inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Hall of Fame in 2009.

Laurie currently serves on the board of directors of MFA Financial, a Real Estate Investment Trust, is an advisor to Amherst Capital Management, and is a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Financial Advisory Roundtable, and Fannie Mae’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council. She has published more than 200 journal articles and has co-authored and co-edited five books.

Goodman has a BA in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA and PhD in economics from Stanford University.

For questions on the program, please contact Martha Clarke at 202-649-7205 or Martha.Clarke@occ.treas.gov.

Cost: 
$25 - WHF Associate and Retired Members
$35 - WHF Public Sector Members
$40 - WHF Private Sector Members
$50 - Non Members

RSVP: Online registration will close at 12:00 PM on Monday, August 7, 2017. Refunds for cancellations will not be given after this time. Onsite registrations will be charged an additional $10 fee.