Tag Archives: misses

UK government misses new home completions target by 40%: Unlatch

The latest data shows that last year 181,810 new homes of the 300,000 target were completed across the UK, representing a shortfall of 118,190, which is the highest number since 2007. Despite the pandemic, 210,719 new homes were completed across the UK between 2019 and 2020, the second-highest level seen since 2007/2008.  However, Unlatch explains […]

ABA misses the mark in its defense of the Federal Home Loan banks

About six months ago I co-wrote a Bank Think article stating that, in light of its declining fortunes and its failure to adapt to a changing marketplace, the mission of the Federal Home Loan Bank System ought to be reevaluated. I followed that up weeks later with an open letter to FHFA director-designate Sandra Thompson, […]