Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute
Eileen Fitzgerald, President, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future
Chris Herbert, Managing Director, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
With Mary Louise Kelly, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
Mark A. Calabria, is director of financial regulation studies at the Cato Institute. Before joining Cato in 2009, he spent six years as a member of the senior professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. In that position, Calabria handled issues related to housing, mortgage finance, economics, banking and insurance for Ranking Member Richard Shelby (R-AL).
Eileen Fitzgerald is President of Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF), a national nonprofit membership organization consisting of eleven of the nation’s highest capacity non-profit affordable housing developers and owners. SAHF believes that quality affordable housing is an essential cornerstone that provides stability, opportunity and improved quality of life to individuals and families.
Christopher Herbert is Managing Director of the Joint Center. Dr. Herbert has extensive experience conducting research related to housing policy and urban development, both in the U.S. and abroad. A key focus of his research has been on the financial and demographic dimensions of homeownership, and the implications for homeownership policy of the recession, housing bust, and foreclosure crisis.
Mary Louise Kelly
Mary Louise Kelly is NPR's former Intelligence correspondent, and the author of the forthcoming novel Anonymous Sources.