Items Tagged with 'director'


FHFA director delays impending g-fee hike

Wants time to evaluate changes
The Federal Housing Finance Agency delayed plans to raise the base guarantee fee by 10 basis points on all mortgages securitized by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, giving newly appointed FHFA Director Mel Watt more time to evaluate the changes.
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Mel Watt's FHFA confirmation receives support

Will Senate hear the calls to dethrone the current FHFA head?
Currently, Rep. Mel Watt’s, D-N.C., nomination doesn’t have the necessary votes, but the situation remains incredibly fluid. Still, that hasn't stopped policymakers and advocacy groups from dropping breadcrumbs on the confirmation trail.
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