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News stories about GSEs

 
Dec 21, 2017  10:50 ET
Treasury allows GSEs to build capital buffers
The U.S. Treasury Department has agreed to allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to retain small capital buffers, reversing a plan to wind down the government-sponsored enterprises’ (GSEs) reserves to ze...
Dec 13, 2017  13:05 ET
Blog: House leader budges on GSE reform
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling recently signaled that he is willing compromise on housing-finance reform. The Texas Republican acknowledged that the PATH Act, ...
Oct 27, 2017  13:55 ET
MBA president: GSE reform is within reach
At the end of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) national convention held in Denver this week, President David Stevens made a surprise announcement that he would retire effective Sept. 30, 2018...
Oct 23, 2017  20:20 ET
Mel Watt renews call for housing-finance reform
In a speech before mortgage bankers Monday, Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt strongly urged Congress to get housing-finance reform moving. “Fannie Mae and Freddie M...
Oct 23, 2017  18:05 ET
MBA leader delivers a call to action
Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President David Stevens called for a “strong, steady and unified voice” to push for the reforms that matter to loan originators. In a kickoff ...
Oct 11, 2017  14:20 ET
Opinion: Mortgage insurance is a vital backstop
By Lindsey Johnson The 2008 financial crisis dramatically impacted our housing-finance system. More than 1.2 million hard-working Americans lost their homes between 2005 and 2008, accordi...
Oct 3, 2017  17:20 ET
GSEs' latest payout to taxpayers could be the last
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac paid billions to the U.S. Treasury last week as scheduled, but their conservator hinted on Tuesday that the most recent payout could be the last one. In testim...
Sep 22, 2017  13:45 ET
Trade groups fret over fate of GSE reform
Large mortgage-banking groups and other trade associations urged the Trump Administration this week to stay the course on allowing Congress to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying that they are...
Sep 21, 2017  15:20 ET
Euro-bank tapering could be what drives up rates
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced it would begin to gradually reduce its $4.5 trillion balance sheet beginning in October. Doug Duncan, chief economist with Fannie Mae, discussed with Sco...
Aug 9, 2017  16:00 ET
Flagging refi market cools GSE loan purchases
The government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cumulatively purchased a nearly identical number of loans during the first half of the year, compared to the same period a year...
Aug 7, 2017  9:30 ET
Blog: Doubts raised over GSE dividend payments
The government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac last week reported solid earnings for the second quarter. This usually would mean that the GSEs would cut a big che...
Aug 4, 2017  14:25 ET
Housing-finance system doesn't need big fix
Housing-finance reform is back on the Congressional agenda, and small lenders could hold considerable sway over what form the legislation takes. Glen Corso, executive director of the Community Mortg...
Aug 3, 2017  12:20 ET
Fannie posts solid earnings in Q2
Fannie Mae posted strong profits in the second quarter, even as its chief executive officer warned that the government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) would most likely have to weather any losses in futu...
Aug 2, 2017  18:10 ET
Lenders pan language-question query
Mortgage banking groups this past week came out strongly against a resurrected proposal to include a language-preference question in the standard form used to apply for the most popular home loans. ...
Aug 1, 2017  16:50 ET
Opinion: Small lenders want GSEs preserved
By William Giambrone Recently, I had the privilege of testifying before the U.S. Senate banking committee on behalf of the Community Home Lenders Association (CHLA) on reform of the gov...
 

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