Housing aid is maddeningly complex. It doesn’t have to be.

The flagship rental assistance problem is maddening for people in big metro areas. Here's how to fix it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 30, 2013
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In defense of the 30-year mortgage

Letting the free market run wild would mean higher rents and a less stable housing sector. The government still has a role to play.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Aug 10, 2013
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A quick-and-dirty guide to the housing finance reform battle

The House and Senate don't agree on whether the government should stay in the mortgage market.