Items Tagged with 'Housing Policy Council of the Financial Services Roundtable'


  • Message from housing finance groups: Congress must work on GSE reform

    Groups send joint letter to Mnuchin and Watt
    Initial talks from the Trump administration on reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are not happening as quickly as originally anticipated due to a growing backlog of things to accomplish in Washington D.C. Despite the slowed-down timeline, some of the biggest housing finance groups joined together to remind housing officials to stay focused on reform.
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  • Senate committee takes first steps in making GSE reform a key priority

    Holds hearing on the principles of housing finance reform
    The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Development took some of the first steps in ensuring that reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will finally happen after nearly nine years in conservatorship. During a hearing on Thursday, it quickly became clear how important GSE reform is to the current Congress, with panelists and both political parties able to conduct a calm and open discussion on how to conquer housing finance.
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