Reid Cramer

Reid Cramer is Director of the Asset Building Program at the New America Foundation, A nonpartisan public policy institute in Washington, D.C.

ARTICLES IN SHELTERFORCE since jan 08

  • In Pursuit of a Responsible Homeownership Policy

    Despite current economic woes, families continue to aspire to own their own homes. For many, homeownership represents a path to stability, community, and long-term wealth building. But achieving these social and economic goals requires a new policy regime and regulatory framework that mitigates the inherent risks of the process. If done right—by matching buyers with appropriate mortgage products in a transparent and fair manner—we can make homeownership work for a broad range of American families, even those with low incomes and few resources.

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