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Housing finance, Federal programs and issues

Neil Mayer

Housing finance, Federal programs and issues

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

  • Housing -- United States -- Finance

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    Statement[prepared by Neil Mayer and Carl McCarden] Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, September 23, 1976
    ContributionsMcCarden, Carl, jt. auth, United States. Congressional Budget Office
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13601172M

    McCargo has over 20 years of experience in housing finance, policy, and financial services. She has worked in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors on programs, policies, and research to improve access to housing and mortgage finance.

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