Meets with U.S. Treasury Secretary on Markets, Legislation

Published: January 31, 2007

<table width="507"><tbody><tr><td class="itemheader"></td></tr><!– Story –><tr><td class="blacktext" width="500">Immediate Past President Tom Stevens joined leaders of the Real Estate Roundtable and the National Association of Home Builders to discuss the health of the housing sector with U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson in late January, and the group agreed to continue the conversation through further meetings of their organizations' chief economists. Also discussed: the dangers posed by consumers' growing reliance on exotic mortgages; prospects for GSE reform legislation passage; boosting the affordability and availability of property and terrorism insurance; and preservation of the mortgage interest tax deduction. </td></tr></tbody></table>

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