There is no real housing market in the US. Instead, an unholy trinity of Fannie/Freddie, the US Treasury, and the Federal Reserve Bank operate to distort the market at every turn and drive home prices up dramatically. Mises Institute Senior Fellow Alex Pollock, an economist and former mortgage banker, joins Jeff to describe the reality few Americans know.
Alex Pollock’s new book Surprised Again: The Covid Crisis and the New Market Bubble : Mises.org/HAP377a
Alex Pollock on how the Fed became the world’s biggest S&L: Mises.org/HAP377b