Kenneth Harney is a nationally-syndicated columnist on real estate for the Washington Post Writers Group. His column, “The Nation’s Housing” has received numerous awards, including the Consumer Federation of America’s Consumer Media Service Award for “invaluable and unique contributions to the advancement of consumer housing interests.” Harney served as a member of the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council and is the author of two books on mortgage finance and real estate.
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