Interim position made permanent for agency's overseer of supervision, enforcement and fair lending.
President rolls out his own plan to wind down Fannie and Freddie, a plan similar to Corker-Warner proposal in the Senate.
Letter charges former Deputy Director Raj Date, others, of writing rules and then profiting from them with new, private company.
Richard Cordray was confirmed as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau July 16, after Senate Democrats and Republicans successfully negotiated a deal that includes other pending nominees and will keep filibuster rules in place.
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.
Bipartisan deal gets CFPB director the job officially while court fight continues and House leader lashes out.
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.