Council of Federal Home Loan Banks

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The Council of Federal Home Loan Banks describes itself as “the public voice of the FHLBank System dedicated to enhancing public awareness and understanding of the Federal Home Loan Bank System.” It aims to represent the positions and views of the Council’s members to federal policymakers.

Founded in 1998, the Council of Federal Home Loan Banks is based in Washington, D.C.

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In defense of FHLB advances 

Oct 08, 2010By

When I spoke to a trader at one of the two big banks that operate a covered bond platform in the U.S., he told me that his boss would always show a preference to Federal Home Loan Bank advances as long as there is no established covered bond platform in the U.S. Since then, I wrote an article that referred to advances from FHLB as being less efficient than covered bond financing. Well, the banks disagree. And in the spirit of balance and open dialogue in the financial markets, those concerns are republished below:

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