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    Public Policy and the Mortgage Market

    Experts in housing finance talked about public policy issues relevant to the mortgage market. They discussed the current state of the mortgage servicing market, rules governing home loan…

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    Housing Finance Availability

    Panelists discussed the government’s role in expanding consumers' access to credit. Topics included the complexities of the Federal Housing Administration, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac. Laurie Goodman made closing…

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    Housing and Banking Politics

    Leaders from the Mortage Bankers Association, Financial Services Roundtable, and Housing Policy Council talked about housing finance policy. Topics included credit accessibility, the future of Fannie Mae and…

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    Changing Demographics and Housing Finance

    Housing finance and demographics experts talked about the changing demographics of the U.S., particularly those of the upcoming generation of homeowners. Panelists also responded to questions from the…

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    Consumer Financial Health and the Housing Market

    Housing market experts talked about the financial health of U.S. consumers and its impact on the housing market. Topics included the root causes of difficulty in obtaining mortgages for low-income families. They…

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    Housing Finance Market Outlook

    Frank Nothaft talked about trends in U.S. housing market metrics, including sales, prices, and inventory. He also responded to questions from the audience. “Multifamily and Single Family Market Growth”…

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    Jason Furman on Housing Finance

    Following introductory remarks, Jason Furman talked about the economic indicators and other statistics the Obama administration used to track the overall health of the U.S. economy. He also spoke about…

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    Recovery Data on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Michael Henderson, from the Louisiana State University (LSU) Public Policy Research Lab, presented new data about the perceptions of New Orleans’s white and African-American residents about the state of recovery.…

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    Education in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Walter Isaacson moderated a discussion about the state of public education in New Orleans. “Chartered and Uncharted: Navigating Education for the Next Generation” was part of the day-long event,…

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    Housing in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    James Bennet moderated a discussion on New Orleans housing and neighborhood development. “A City Changing: Housing, Neighborhoods and Tradition” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10…

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    Baquet Family on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Three brothers, Wayne, Dean, and Terry Baquet, told their stories of Hurricane Katrina. “Story of a Family: The Baquets” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10 Years Later,” held…

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    Young Black Male Experience in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Jarvis DeBerry moderated a discussion about the experience of young, African-American males in New Orleans. “Young, Black and Male in New Orleans” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10…

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    FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate talked with Steve Clemons about the lessons of Hurricane Katrina and the status of disaster preparedness today. “Disaster Preparedness…

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    Mayor Mitch Landrieu on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) talked about where recovery efforts stand ten years after Hurricane Katrina. “The Crescent City Now” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10 Years…

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    Authors, Poets, and Residents on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Authors, poets, and other New Orleans residents who lived through Hurricane Katrina and recovery of the past 10 years talked about their experiences. The event was opened by National Student Madeleine LeCesne reading…

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    New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    To mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina policy experts, environmentalists, economists, artists, and community leaders explored challenges facing the broader Gulf ecosystem, including disaster…

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    Living with Water Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Architect David Waggonner talked about ways cities like New Orleans could manage living with surrounding water. He was interviewed by Jeffrey Goldberg. “Living With Water: Designing a Better System”…

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    Designing Better Infrastructure Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Steve Clemons moderated a panel discussion on designing better infrastructure systems. “Living With Risk: Designing a Better System” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10 Years…

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    Building Resilient Cities Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Eve Troeh moderated a panel discussion on how to build resilient cities to withstand storms like Katrina and Sandy. A video clip was shown from a Land of Opportunity production. “Katrina and Sandy: What Kind…

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    Judith Rodin on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Judith Rodin made keynote remarks at a symposium to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. She spoke about how the disaster of Katrina was a wake-up call for foundations as well as for governments in…

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