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The authors’ findings indicate that homebuilder financing affiliates do make loans to observably riskier borrowers, but the loans made by homebuilders have lower delinquency rates than those made by unaffiliated lenders, even when loan and borrower characteristics are held constant.
The Article was published in "Economic Perspectives".(2014). Copyright © Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Agarwal, S. (2014). Homebuilders, Affiliated Financing Arms, and the Mortgage Crisis. Economic Perspectives, 38 (2), 38-51. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/mgmt_papers/218
Date Posted: 19 February 2018