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What We're Reading: The Good Friday edition

Items Tagged with 'Jeb Hensarling'


Here's the reaction to the latest Fannie, Freddie reform proposal

Waters' plan joins three others already in consideration
March 28, 2014
With the release of GSE reform legislation from Representative Maxine Waters, there are now four different proposals to wind down Fannie and Freddie and create a new mortgage market structure in the U.S. But have we reached the saturation point of GSE reform proposals?
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Hensarling: “We are headed for a debt crisis”

Regulators heighten attention on national debt
March 25, 2014
The nation is headed on a destructive path to an overwhelming pile of national debt, Financial Services Committee chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, said during the first hearing in a series planned to focus on attention on the impact of the nation’s debt on the economy.
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How bad will QM hurt homeowners and home buyers?

House Financial Services Committee wants answers (already)
January 13, 2014
House leaders examining impact of QM in ongoing push-back against regulations that they say give preference to GSEs and take focus on real reform needed.
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FHA caught between a rock and a hard place

Republicans, Democrats and mortgage professionals can't agree on the FHA
December 13, 2013
The FHA is caught between warring interests. On one hand any reduction in its mortgage insurance abilities is questioned -- even though other parties want it done to bring back more private capital.
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The DeMarco Era ends at FHFA

Capitol Hill, the housing industry react to Mel Watt’s confirmation
December 10, 2013
The senate's confirmation of Mel Watt to lead the FHFA means the end of a distinct era in housing finance.
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CFPB remains standing, but Congressional push to reshape it continues

November 20, 2013
The CFPB remains a point of contention in Congress as lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee review six bills designed to reshape the agency and its leadership structure.
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Hensarling: GSEs have not repaid taxpayers one thin dime

November 7, 2013
Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, emphasized that the idea that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are close to paying back taxpayers for the largest bailout in American history are completely false.
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Hensarling blames Dodd-Frank for mortgage market volatility

Housing finance reform is a necessity for a sustainable market
October 29, 2013
The passing and implementation of Dodd-Frank gave the government more ineffectual power to micromanage the mortgage sector and ultimately reverse any progress made within the market itself, House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, said Tuesday.
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Policymakers go head-to-head with CFPB director

Richard Cordray says the mortgage industry is ready for QM
September 12, 2013
Representatives took turns firing off questions to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray, amid fears that the mortgage market is not properly equipped to handle the qualified mortgage and qualified residential mortgage standards in 2014.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Congressman tries to tackle eminent domain plans

July 15, 2013
Monday Morning Cup of Coffee is a quick look at the news coming across the HousingWire weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues.Mortgage...
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