Fannie Mae

  In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Carolyn Maloney discusses Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC

Community activists in several US cities are calling for changes in housing policies. They point to a shortage of affordable housing in the midst of a surplus of vacant, bank-foreclosed properties. One of  the cities where anti-poverty activists point to what they see as a housing crisis is Springfield Massachusetts.