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Housing Affordability: Governmental Barriers and Market-Based Solutions

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  • H.R. 802, the “Respect State Housing Laws Act” (Rep. Loudermilk)
  • H.R. 3327, the “Manufactured Housing Affordability and Energy Efficiency Act” (Rep. Kustoff)
  • H.R. 5198, the “Expansion of Attainable Homeownership Through Manufactured Housing Act” (Rep. Rose)
  • H.R. 3507, the “Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act" (Rep. Kilmer)

Witness List

  • Mr. Seth Appleton, President, U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI)
  • Mr. Norbert Michel, Vice President and Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, CATO Institute
  • Dr. Emily Hamilton, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Urbanity Project, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University
  • Ms. Arianna Royster, President, Borger Residential, on behalf of the National Apartment Association (NAA)
  • Ms. Diane Yentel, President and CEO, National Low Income Housing Coalition

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