Among the ideas surfacing as the government works on interest rate and housing policy interventions aimed at bolstering the economy is a plan for financing bulk REO sales for renting to private investors that could be structured in a manner similar to the Term ABS Loan Facility (TALF)/Public-Private Investment Program (PPIP), an approach some securities analysts said recently they are favoring.

This could be helpful in attracting private capital to REO the way TALF/PPIP was used to attract private capital to distressed securities, Credit Suisse researchers said in a recent conference call.

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