James H. Carr

Jim Carr is a housing finance and banking consultant and senior policy fellow with the Opportunity Agenda. He is also held posts as chief business officer with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and senior vice president for financial innovation, planning and research with the Fannie Mae Foundation.

FHA’s Delicate Balancing Act

The FHA’s recent financial report card to Congress indicating that the agency may need to turn to the US Treasury...

A Bolder Vision for the Secondary Mortgage Market

The housing finance market is going to be restructured. Here's what we need to consider in order to do it right.

Taking the Bull by the Horns

As they rebuild from the financial meltdown of 2008, policymakers can finally craft measures to guarantee healthy communities and secure homes for all Americans.