America faces a housing supply and affordability crisis. The LBJ Urban Lab and the LBJ Washington Center convened a panel discussion exploring the role of federal policy and HUD in helping to solve these crises — moderated by the Honorable Henry G. Cisneros, former U.S. secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Panelists include:

  • Peggy Bailey, Senior Advisor on Rental Assistance, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Edward Golding, Director, MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy
  • Janneke Ratcliffe, Associate Vice President for the Housing Finance Policy Center, Urban Institute
  • David Steinwedell, CEO, Affordable Central Texas
  • Michael Innis Thompson, SVP and Head of Community Lending and Development, TD Bank
  • Preston Lee (MPAff '85), former Senior Director of Industry Relations and Housing Outreach in the Single-Family Affordable Lending and Access to Credit Department at The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac)
  • JR DeShazo, LBJ School Dean
  • Steven Pedigo, Professor of Practice and LBJ Urban Lab Director


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