The US housing and housing finance markets today are continuing their post financial crisis recovery. However, many are asking how healthy are the US housing and housing finance markets, and what changes will the new administration bring? What changes can they make given the complex regulatory and legislative landscape? And, what are the implications of these changes and uncertainty?
Moody’s is hosting policy experts and senior US housing and housing finance industry leaders with unique perspectives who will debate these questions and more. Experts representing all categories of participants in this complex market will join Moody’s senior analysts from our Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance, Structured Finance, and Public Finance Groups to share their views. Featured speaker Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics will discuss the economic and housing outlook.
The following will be discussed:
» Impact of the new administration on Housing and Housing Finance.
» Drivers and issues with respect to the shift from banks to non-banks.
» Is the credit box too tight and if so what can be done?
» Are we facing a housing shortage?
» What is holding back the RMBS market?
» What are the opportunities and risks in the current market?
Confirmed Guest Speakers:
» Christopher Boesen, Founder and President, Tiber Creek Associates of Capitol Hill, Inc.
» Kevin G. Chavers, Managing Director, BlackRock
» Mark A. Casale, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Essent Guaranty, Inc.
» James Egan, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
» Bill Emerson, Vice Chairman, Rock Holdings, Inc.
» Mike McDermott, Head of Municipal Research, AIG
» Nigel Morris, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, QED Investors
» Joseph O'Doherty, Managing Director, Barclays Capital
» Kevin O’Shea, Chief Financial Officer, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
» Jim Parrott, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute; Owner, Falling Creek Advisors
» Mike Reynolds, Vice President, Credit Risk Transfer, Freddie Mac
» Marian Zucker, President, Office of Finance and Development, New York State Homes and Community Renewal
This conference is complimentary for Moody's research subscribers.
|8:00 AM - 8:30 AM ||Registration & Breakfast |
|8:30 AM - 9:15 AM ||Opening Remarks & Keynote Address |
|9:15 AM - 12:30 PM ||Panel Discussions |
|12:30 PM - 1:45 PM ||Luncheon |
|1:45 PM - 3:50 PM ||Breakout Sessions |