Category Archives: Financial Markets

Financing affordable housing panel – S&P Housing Summit

The Housing Summit session  “Financing Affordable Housing: Options in Challenging Market Times” addressed both the similarities and differences in affordable public housing, and the ways in which market conditions have impacted the public housing sector. Valerie White, senior director and analytical manager for Public Finance Housing at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services moderated the panel.  […]

A call for leadership surfaces in the Blitzer panel – S&P Housing Summit

The U.S. Residential Housing Market:  What’s Next (panel discussion) David Blitzer, the Chairman of Standard & Poor’s Index Committee started with the question “Is owning your own home still a part of the American dream?” and the panel was off. Owning a home these days, many panelists concurred, is akin to “catching a falling knife,” […]

S&P Housing Summit Coverage: Robert Shiller

To open this morning’s Standard & Poor’s Housing Summit was Robert Shiller, Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, Yale University, Co-Founder of S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices. Here is a brief recap of his presentation: Unusal Factors Influencing the Outlook for the Housing Market. Download the presentation: Robert Shiller Presentation_S&P Housing Summit 5.9.11. Robert Shiller, co-founder of […]

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