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Federal Housing Finance Agency yet to act on controversial homeowner's ...
The Federal Housing Finance Agency oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-backed mortgage giants that guarantee most mortgages.
US Won't Change Fannie and Freddie Control Without Legislation  Wall Street Journal
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac adjust loan repurchase rules  Reuters
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Risky Business: �Easy Money�. Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA ...
On Monday, the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Mel Watt, announced that Fannie and Freddie would slash the minimum down-payment requirement on mortgages from 5 percent to 3 percent while making loans more available to ...
New worry for taxpayers at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac  Yahoo Finance (blog)
Letter to FHFA on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Affordable Housing Goals  Civilrights.org
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Dems Sharply Criticize FHFA's Watt on Principal Reductions
Dems Sharply Criticize FHFA's Watt on Principal Reductions. by Victoria Finkle. NOV 19, 2014 4:41pm ET. Only eleven months after cheering Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt's confirmation, Senate Democrats are fed up with the pace of ...
Mel Watt: Fannie and Freddie to Remain Under Federal Control
Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt said on Wednesday that he did not see the government relinquishing control of housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac anytime soon, even as the Democratic chairman of a Senate committee ...
FHFA Director: "Significant challenges remain" for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
In his first appearance before Congress as the first acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Mel Watt, started by giving an update on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks.
Are Housing Regulators Quietly Dropping Their Opposition to PACE?
The Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government entity responsible for regulating America's multi-trillion-dollar secondary mortgage market, is reportedly easing its opposition to local programs that allow homeowners to pay for renewable energy and ...
A Challenge to the New Congress: Pass Housing Finance Reform  Working Knowledge
Did we learn anything from financial crisis?  U-T San Diego
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House Financial Committee head says FHFA's Watt on wrong track
Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt announced his plans to change some of the housing finance industry lending standards to expand the credit box, and the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee is sounding a warning Watt ...
Regulator Seeks to Allay Fears of Risky Mortgage Lending  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fannie-Freddie CEOs Tout Do-It-Yourself Housing Finance Overhaul  Bloomberg
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Govt agency yet to act on controversial insurance
The Federal Housing Finance Agency oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-backed mortgage giants that guarantee most mortgages.
Official Found Not Guilty of Threats Against Former FHFA Leader
WASHINGTON�An official at the Federal Housing Finance Agency, a federal mortgage regulator, was found not guilty Thursday of making violent threats about the agency's former leader.
Warner, Warren Urge FHFA Action on Housing Finance Infrastructure and ...
Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) today wrote a letter to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Melvin Watt urging the agency to take steps "to build a housing finance infrastructure for ...