The latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast continues a pre-Thanksgiving tradition by interviewing the winners of ABA’s 2019 Community Commitment Awards. These stories present the perfect inspiration as we prepare for the season of thanks and giving.
Browsing: Affordable housing
Meet Puget Sound banker Laurie Stewart, who is chairing ABA in 2019-20.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today released its updated strategic plan for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, outlining three broad objectives for the GSEs including preparing for their eventual exit from conservatorship.
The American Bankers Association Foundation has recognized eight banks for their outstanding commitment to their communities.
The Federal Home Loan Banks awarded approximately $458 million in affordable housing program funds in 2018, a 15% increase from the year prior, according to a report released today by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced today that it will raise Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s caps for multifamily lending to $100 billion for each GSE.
The goal: help the individual or family obtain housing quickly, increase self-sufficiency and keep them housed.
The Treasury Department today issued a much-anticipated blueprint for housing finance reform that includes providing explicit and paid-for federal government support for the secondary market, ending the more-than-decade-long conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and promoting greater private-sector competition in housing finance.
The Federal Housing Administration issued a final rule today providing greater flexibility for individual condominium owners to obtain an FHA-insured mortgage.
As banks across the country mark American Housing Month in June, the ABA Banking Journal Podcast sat down with Michael Petrie, who leads the $4 billion Merchants Bancorp in Carmel, Ind. — one of the nation’s largest affordable housing lenders.