Democrats fail to add amendments to GSE bill after arguments over house prices.
A housing finance reform bill unveiled by House Republicans July 11 would wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and also contains a number of regulatory relief provisions, including tweaks to the CFPB’s qualified mortgage rule and exam reform.
Hampel will appear at first hearing on Senate GSE Reform legislation.
GOP panel members anxious to move measure along while Democrats ask to wait until after recess to allow public input.
WASHINGTON — NCUA Board hopeful Richard Metsger’s nomination was unanimously approved Thursday morning by the Senate Banking Committee.
BOSTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s qualified mortgage rule that limits closing costs to 3% of the loan balance will have such a big impact on Midwestern credit unions, one Minnesota-based executive said he’d lose money if he complied.
Bill rolled out by House GOP last week would eliminate Fannie and Freddie and modify qualified mortgage regulations.
Thursday hearing will focus on secondary mortgage market reform bill.
Trade group says it does have some concerns while California Democrat says bill is partisan ideology and another attack on middle class.
GOP-backed measure would create the "National Mortgage Market Utility" regulated by FHFA.