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View Resource Subprime Markets, the Role of GSEs, and Risk-Based Pricing

Released in March 2002, this report by the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) explores the subprime mortgage market by examining its lending practices and the role of Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The report describes potential effects of a larger GSE role in the subprime market and explores the impact of "risk-based pricing and automated underwriting...
View Resource HUD: Community Renewal Initiative

Based on ideas developed in the United Kingdom, the Community Renewal Initiative (operated under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development), was launched in 1994 under President Bill Clinton. The Initiative consists of a number of discrete policy initiatives, including the Empowerment Zone program and the Enterprise Communities program. As the website notes, the...