House subcommittee chair blames "bad mortgages" in comments at hearing on government-sponsored enterprises.
Panel to discuss how government policy at Fannie and Freddie played role in housing collapse and financial crisis.
Two-thirds of Nevada refis, more than half of Florida's attributable to HARP underwater mortgage help.
Agency promotes from within and brings in FDIC veteran.
U.S. house prices rose 0.5% on a seasonally adjusted basis from September to October, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Thursday reported that mortgage rates on purchased homes fell by 11 basis points in October to 3.44%.
Four out of the five states where the Federal Housing Finance Agency is considering an increase in mortgage guarantee fees do not have healthy housing markets.
FHFA Acting Director Edward J. DeMarco on Tuesday released a plan that acknowledges congressional discussions to transition capital and risk away from the feds.
AgencyOIG audited the process for approving decisions after the FHFA delegated most of its conservatorship authority back to the enterprises in November 2008.
FHFA said it has postponed but not killed idea of principal of forgiveness for Fannie and Freddie loans.