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This will create an opportunity for private capital to fill the void left by government agencies. In addition, large loans, non-QM loans and other products not sold to the GSEs or FHA/VA are finding some traction in the market again and could become even more attractive to private capital as execution improves.

Indeed, our colleague Eric Kaplan of Milken Institute went so far as to say that private investors prefer and are more comfortable buying credit risk from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac than investing in private mortgage loans, where they face first loss in the event of default.

Investment across Baltimore is uneven-fragmented by race, income, and geography. It is a pattern Morgan State University associate professor Lawrence Brown refers to as "the black butterfly," an apt description of the shape of segregated black communities fanning across the city’s eastern and western halves.

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Urban Institute: More non-performing loans should be sold to private investors New report shows private investors ‘can do more for borrowers’

Largest Investor In Rental Homes Shows Big Rent Plans. The private-equity firm now plans to sell bonds backed by lease payments, the latest step in turning a small business into an industry.

CoreLogic plans to sell Asset Management and Processing Solutions CoreLogic Corporate is an industrial supplier of accounting software solution, asset management, asset management system, business analytics, business intelligence, business tools, claims processing software, commercial software, company logo, computer hardware.

The cost of affordable housing: Does it pencil out? There is not enough affordable housing in the United States. For every 100 extremely low income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available rental units. That means two parents who both work minimum-wage jobs might wait years to find a safe, affordable place to live with their two kids.

Zombie foreclosures down 43% in third quarter from last year Automobile lending reached its highest level ever at the end of the third quarter while showing few signs of credit weakness, according to a recent experian. average daily spending by consumers in October totaled among the highest amounts this year and more than reports for October dating.

Auctioning off delinquent loans is smart economics, Urban Institute says As the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has ramped up efforts to selloff delinquent loans, housing advocates have charged that Wall Street hedge funds are reaping huge profits by scooping up the properties at a deep discount.

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Jim Parrott. Jim Parrott is a nonresident fellow at the Urban Institute and owner of Falling Creek Advisors, which provides strategic advice on housing finance issues to national bank and nonbank lenders, a mortgage finance technology start-up that helps smaller lenders sell loans into the secondary market, and a consumer finance technology start-up that uses advanced data science to lend to.