Tag Archives: GSEs

G-Fees Down in 2016, FHFA Reports

The average single-family guarantee fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac fell 2 basis points in 2016 to 57 basis points, the Federal Housing Finance Agency reported today.

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FHFA Releases Fannie-Freddie Strategic Plan

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today unveiled a 2018-2022 strategic plan for its oversight of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks that stresses ensuring safety and soundness at the regulated entities; promoting liquidity, stability and access in the housing market; and managing the Fannie and Freddie conservatorships.

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ABA, Housing Groups: GSE Structural Reforms Must Precede Recapitalization

As debates continue to swirl about recapitalizing the housing GSEs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, ABA and several other housing and financial groups urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt not to give in to advocates for rebuilding Fannie’s and Freddie’s capital cushions without structural reform.

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CFPB Harmonizes Regs B and C

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today modified the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B) to provide flexibility for lenders around the collection of applicants’ demographic data under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (Regulation C).

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Fannie, Freddie Fail Stress Tests

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could need upwards of $100 billion in bailout funds if faced with another financial crisis, according to the results of the GSEs’ Dodd-Frank Act stress tests released yesterday.

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