Doug Ryan

Doug Ryan
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Doug Ryan is a senior fellow for Prosperity Now. He was formerly the organization's director of affordable homeownership initiatives.

Why Don’t States Do More to Promote Affordable Housing?

Since 2005, CFED has promoted manufactured homes as a viable housing opportunity, particularly for low- and- and moderate-income families....

Housing Finance Reform Doesn’t Need to Start with Congress

Later this month, as every reader no doubt knows, the Senate Banking committee will mark up the bipartisan housing...

Don’t Be Fooled, This Bill Would Actually Harm Manufactured Home Buyers

The “Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act” (H.R. 1779 and S. 1828) has been on CFED’s radar since it...

Housing Policies in America: What’s Helping, What’s Hurting

As many advocates know, on Jan. 30, the Corporation for Enterprise Development released its 2014 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard,...

Titling Homes as Homes: A Novel Idea

I wrote in June that housing advocates should look to today's manufactured home as a tool to meet affordable...

Will New Rules Be Enough to Protect Homeowners?

For those who watch affordable housing, it’s tough viewing these days: from stagnant wages and an uncertain regulatory environment...

Manufactured Housing Deserves a Second Look

Recent housing trends should focus advocates on a very significant problem: the declining homeownership rate.Investor-driven price increases, reduced affordable...