11:16 - "I don't know whether to go to Mr. Schiff or not, but I guess I will" - Judy Biggert (R) I explain to Chairwoman Judy Biggert why federal involvement in home lending has created more problems than it has solved.
16:22 - "Despite all the sound and fury, there's not a lot of details..." - Robert Hurt (R) My proposals that old regulations be repealed, rather than new ones proposed, in order for the free market to come up with solutions are repeatedly lost on Congressman Robert Hurt.
25:16 - "Mr. Schiff, I just have one question..." - Emanuel Cleaver (D) Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II unsuccessfully tries to 'nail' me. Instead, a spirited discussion ensues in which I remind the congressman of the moral hazard and economic costs of government subsidies.
30:38 - "Maybe that happens in an Ayn Rand novel..." - Dan Sherman (D) Congressman Dan Sherman asserts that as a practical matter the federal government, in one way or another, insures all homes, and that only characters in an Ayn Rand novel would believe otherwise.
Oversight of Federal Housing Administration's Multifamily Insurance Programs
Ms. Marie Head, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Multifamily Housing Programs, Office of Housing, Federal Housing Administration
Mr. Michael Bodaken, President, National Housing Trust
Ms. Sheila Crowley, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Low Income Housing Coalition
Ms. Mary Kenney, Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development Authority, on behalf of the National Council of State Housing Agencies
Mr. Rodrigo López, President and Chief Executive Officer, AmeriSphere, on behalf of the Mortgage Bankers Association
Mr. Richard L. Mostyn, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, The Bozzuto Group, on behalf of the National Multi Housing Council
Mr. Robert F. Nielsen, Immediate Past Chairman, National Association of Home Builders
Mr. Joseph L. Pagliari, Jr., Clinical Professor of Real Estate, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Mr. Peter Schiff, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Global Strategist, Euro Pacific Capital
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