CoreLogic data to power Urban Institute’s housing finance research

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Real estate data and technology firm CoreLogic will help power the housing finance research conducted by Washington, D.C.-based think tank The Urban Institute through a strategic alliance announced today. The Urban Institute, a nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization, has recently formed the Housing Finance Policy Center, which is designed to provide evidence-based data and analysis to educate policymakers and the public on how the housing finance system affects households, communities and the broader economy. The alliance comes as federal policymakers are debating what to do about government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, tax reform that would affect real estate-related deductions such as the mortgage interest deduction, and how to bring private capital back into the secondary mortgage market. “We are very pleased to have a strategic alliance with CoreLogic. They are an incredible provider of data; this data is critical to doing inde...