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  • EXCLUSIVE: Outgoing HUD Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude gives full support to Ginnie Mae’s Maren Kasper

    Patenaude says she has “complete confidence” in new Ginnie Mae president
    There may be a few questions about new Ginnie Mae Acting President Maren Kasper, but Kasper just received a full-throated endorsement from perhaps the most powerful woman in housing. “I have complete confidence in Maren’s ability to succeed,” outgoing HUD Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude told HousingWire on Thursday. Click the headline to read more of HousingWire's exclusive chat with Patenaude.
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  • Who is Maren Kasper, the new head of Ginnie Mae?

    Former Roofstock director at the center of numerous issues at HUD
    Ginnie Mae said Wednesday that Maren Kasper, Ginnie Mae’s current executive vice president, will serve as acting president in Michael Bright’s absence. But what do we know about Kasper, who will soon be overseeing an agency that boasts a mortgage bond portfolio of more than $1 trillion? A look into Kasper finds housing experience, but also numerous issues during her time at HUD.
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  • Michael Bright abruptly steps down from Ginnie Mae

    Asks to have nomination to serve as president withdrawn
    It’s been almost two years since Ginnie Mae had a permanent president, and now it looks like the wait is going to continue. HUD announced late Wednesday that Michael Bright, who has been leading Ginnie Mae on an interim basis for nearly 18 months and was the Trump administration’s nominee to lead the agency, is leaving Ginnie Mae next week.
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