Obama Administration hosts regional housing finance reform conference in Cleveland | Events
Discussion with stakeholders, market participants set for September 27
The Obama Administration is hosting a Regional Conference on Housing Finance Reform in Cleveland. The conference will be held on Sept. 27 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland at 9 a.m. and will provide additional opportunities for engagement on the future of our nation's housing finance system as the Administration continues its work developing a comprehensive housing finance reform proposal for delivery to Congress by January 2011.
Participants at the conference will include:
- Mary Goodman, Special Assistant to the President for Financial Markets, National Economic Council, who will provide opening remarks;
- Michael Barr, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions at the Department of the Treasury, who will moderate a panel discussion on the relationship between housing finance reform and broader financial markets;
- Raphael Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development & Research at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, who will moderate a panel discussion on the relationship between housing finance and broader housing policy goals.
- Mark McDermott, Vice President, Central Region, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
- Lawrence J. White, Arthur E. Imperatore Professor of Economics, New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business
- LaVaughn M. Henry, Vice President and Senior Regional Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
- Gary Acosta, Co-Founder, National Association of Hispanic-American Real Estate Professionals
- Bill Emerson, Chief Executive Officer, Quicken Loans, Inc.
- Ivy Zelman, CEO, Zelman & Associates
- Rick Aneshansel, CFO & EVP, U.S. Bank Home Mortgage
- Eric Belsky, Managing Director, Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
- Vicki Cox Golder, President, National Association of Realtors
- Rob Curry, Executive Director, Cleveland Housing Network
- Shanna Smith, President and CEO, National Fair Housing Alliance
- R. David Kelly, Partner, Carleton Residential Properties
The event is not open to the general public. Participation is by invitation only.