The Corner

At the Administration’s Housing Finance Conference

Treasury secretary Tim Geithner and HUD secretary Shaun Donovan just concluded their opening remarks. No surprises. If anyone is going to say anything interesting today, it will be during the panel, going on now. Geithner just encouraged the panelists to limit their remarks to what they’re for in terms of change. Here is a list of the speakers, and here is a link where you can watch the panel live. Here is where you can follow my coverage on Twitter.

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