New Solutions for America’s Housing Crisis

04 Oct


04 Oct 8:30 am - 01 Jan 2:30 pm


The Liaison Hotel

415 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington

The Progressive Policy Institute, e21 and some of the nation’s best thinkers and leaders on housing policy gathered for a daylong conference aimed at new ideas to restore America’s housing market and jumpstart the economy.

Conference Agenda

8 a.m. — Registration

8:30 a.m. —  Welcome and Opening Keynote Remarks

9 a.m. — Panel I: Housing and the Recovery: Current Challenge

10:30 a.m. — Panel II: Jumpstarting the Housing Market: Innovative Solutions

11:45 a.m. — Keynote Remarks

12:30 p.m. — Luncheon Keynote Discussion: The Government’s Role in Housing—Too Little, Too Much, or Just Right?

1:30 p.m. — Panel III: Housing, Tax Policy, and Deficits 

Featured Speakers

Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.)
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)
Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-Cal.)
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, The American Action Forum
Stan Humphries, Chief Economist, Zillow
Robert Lerman, Professor of Economics, American University
Michael Mandel, Chief Economic Strategist, PPI
Donald Marron, Director, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
Ron Phipps, President, National Association of Realtors
Ellen Schloemer
, Executive Vice President, Center for Responsible Lending
Kevin Schneider, President and CEO, U.S. Mortgage Insurance, Genworth Financial
Richard Smith, President and CEO, Realogy
David Stevens, President and CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association and former Commissioner of FHA
Phillip L. Swagel, Professor of International Economic Policy, University of Maryland
Paul Weinstein, Director, Public Management Program, Johns Hopkins University
Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist, National Association of Realtors

The event was hosted in collaboration with the e21: Economic Policies for the 21st Century.


Online registration is not available for this event.