Complexity, risk, congressional gridlock fingered in failure to reform Freddie, Fannie, FHFA this year.
FHFA inspector general audit recommendations include eliminating automatic overrides in system.
New FHFA director says CFPB's new QM rule could significantly impact mortgage credit availability.
Protection of the credit union tax exemption tops the list, followed by secondary mortgage market reform.
One credit union cuts rates to compete, another explains why not.
WASHINGTON—Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton urged housing finance executives Oct. 28 to focus less on the fate of his company and Fannie Mae and more on the lending infrastructure the two have marshaled.
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton talks housing finance GSEs to mortgage bankers' confab.
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHFA rent space, announce search is on for CEO for new organization: Common Securitization Solutions LLC.
More evidence has appeared suggesting housing finance loans purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are poised to get a bit smaller.
President Barack Obama laid out his initiative to reform the secondary mortgage market in a speech on Aug. 6 that trash talked Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and voiced support for a Senate bill that would wind down the government sponsored enterprises and replace them with a mostly privatized system.