New FHFA director says CFPB's new QM rule could significantly impact mortgage credit availability.
Senate rules change paved way for Watt's confirmation after Republicans had vowed to block a vote.
Reports say vote to come up on Tuesday, Dec. 10, under new rules after October vote blocked.
Civil rights group seeks agency's justification in light of Richmond, Calif.,
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.
Watt’s confirmation blocked (by 56-42 vote) because he’s a "politician," senator says
House Financial Services Chair Jeb Hensarling touts benefits of Fannie, Freddie phase out.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) moves to invoke cloture on nomination for Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.)
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton talks housing finance GSEs to mortgage bankers' confab.