NAHB Podcast: Everything’s Under Control – Rents, Housing Finance & the Economy

Filed in Codes and Standards, Economics by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments

After a summer hiatus, co-hosts NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin return to discuss all things economics on Housing Developments, the NAHB podcast. From rent control measures to home-buying trends, our fearless leaders discuss some of the most contentious and confusing topics roiling the housing and real estate industry today.

Special guest Lynn Fisher, senior economic advisor at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), discusses housing affordability, the role that GSEs continue to play in the mortgage market, and the FHFA’s goals moving forward. NAHB economist Danushka Nanayakkara joins Howard and Tobin to deliver an economic update.

Listen to the episode below or on your favorite place to find podcasts. A list of the podcast outlets with official Housing Developments feeds can be found at



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