Items Tagged with 'John Delaney'


  • Hensarling’s Hail Mary: Top Republican unveils sweeping bipartisan housing finance reform bill

    Would wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, elevate Ginnie Mae
    It’s now officially been 10 years since the government took Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into conservatorship. And in that decade, an uneasy status quo has developed with Fannie and Freddie dominating the housing finance system, despite their limited capital bases and unresolved position as wards of the federal government. But if House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling has anything to say about it in his final days in office, all of that uncertainty will soon be resolved.
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  • Fannie, Freddie reformer Rep. John Delaney running for president in 2020

    Democrat from Maryland announces plan to take on Trump
    The next presidential election is still more than three years away, but President Donald Trump now has his first official challenger, as Rep. John Delaney, D-Maryland, announced Friday that he is running for president in 2020. During his time in the House, Delaney has spoken out about housing finance reform, going so far as to introduce legislation in 2014 that would have broken up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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  • Mortgage REIT Insider: CapitalSource Takes it to the Bank

    CapitalSource Inc. [stock CSE][/stock] announced this week that it had received all necessary regulatory approvals for its takeover of Fremont General Corp.'s 22 retail bank branches and $5 billion in deposits. CapitalSource said that it will complete the Fremont transaction early in the third quarter and launch CapitalSource Bank at that time; the regulatory approvals will permit CapitalSource Bank to purchase up to $2.2 billion of loans from CapitalSource.
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