MReport December 2020

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64 | TH E M R EP O RT FINAL THOUGHTS Preparing for the Future Industry leaders and politicians discuss plans for helping more Americans achieve homeownership, keeping up with housing trends, and preparing to better serve the public's needs. "relieve anxiety" Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on why communities of color need to know they have resources to help them get through the COVID-19 pandemic. "An important step" Fannie Mae CEO Hugh R. Frater, discussing the FHFA's recently released final rule on conservatorship for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. "forward together" Former president Bill Clinton, on how a path toward a more equitable and affordable housing market will demand a commitment to inclusion: political, social, and economic. "Good times and bad" FHFA Director Mark Calabria on the GSEs' commitment to serving the American housing market. "reflexive hesitancy" Former HUD Secretary and Mayor of San Antonio Julián Castro, describing a reluctance "to embrace homeownership" he encountered during his tenure at HUD, with the industry still recovering from the housing crisis.

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