HOUSING AND FINANCE
From 2009 until August, 2010 Peter Swire
was Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, serving in the
National Economic Council under Lawrence Summers. In that role, he was White
House coordinator for the administration’s inter-agency housing and housing
finance policy. He chaired the White House Working Group on foreclosures and
asset disposition. Among other housing topics, Swire was deeply involved in
the reform process for government sponsored enterprises, the HAMP mortgage
modification program, and Federal Housing Administration issues. For a
period, he was also the lead person at the NEC on technology issues,
including broadband and net neutrality.
Some Swire press appearances on housing and finance:
10/21/2010, National Public Media, "Who should sign off on the foreclosure mess?"
10/20/2010, American Banker, "Sarbanes-Oxley May Expose Bank Execs to Suits in Foreclosure Doc Mess" (Subscription Required).
10/20/2010, Financial Times, "Foreclosure pressure on banks grows" (Registration Required).
10/20/2010, Wall Street Journal, "A Proposal To Ease the Foreclosure Mess" (Registration Required).
10/12/2010, Associated Press, "States set to unveil joint probe into foreclosures."
10/12/2010, Wall Street Journal, "Document Questions Cloud Recovery"
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