Dec 14

Past Event

The Future of Homeownership in the United States Featuring Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan

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Homeownership has long been synonymous with achieving the “American Dream.” Yet the collapse several years ago of the housing market calls for homeowners, lenders, and the federal government to re-evaluate their expectations and roles to meet the goal of long-term stability, soundness, and fairness in homeownership.

On December 14, the Economic Studies program at Brookings hosted a discussion with Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, followed by a panel discussion of industry and policy experts. The discussion focused on the benefits and costs of homeownership and the appropriate role of lenders, investors and government policies, such as tax incentives and housing finance subsidies, to achieve this goal.

Event Agenda

  • Introduction

  • Keynote

    • Brian Moynihan


      Bank of America

  • Panel Discussion

    • Moderator

      Diana Olick

      Real Estate Correspondent


    • Janis Bowdler

      Director of the Wealth-Building Policy Project

      National Council of La Raza

    • Tom Deutsch

      Executive Director

      The American Securitization Forum

    • Portrait: Ted Gayer

      Ted Gayer

      Co-Director, Economic Studies

      Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow

    • Douglas Holtz-Eakin


      The American Action Forum

    • Ellen Seidman

      Chair, Board of Directors

      Center for Financial Services Innovation


December 14, 2012

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST

Brookings Institution

Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW


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