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Public Mortgage Finance Authorities (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-02-09

Duration: 00:06:42

Subjects: MORTGAGES | Housing market | Public Mortgage Finance Authorities | Louisiana. State Bond Commission


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Gray, Charlie Speaker
  • Reilly, Kevin Interviewee
  • Ross, William Speaker
  • Traigle, Joe Interviewee


This segment from the February 9, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the eight Public Mortgage Finance Authorities in Louisiana, which sell tax-free bonds and then lend money to homebuyers and homebuilders. This report touches on the issue of whether local governments should be involved in the mortgage lending business. Host: Ron Blome