2 Senators, 1 plan to completely reform housing finance?

On August 1, 2017, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on "America’s Affordable housing crisis: challenges and Solutions." In a bipartisan show of support for affordable housing, members of the Committee from both sides of the aisle acknowledged the need for more affordable housing and the role of the Low-Income housing tax credit.

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Senate To Release Housing Finance Reform Outline: Here’s What It Means For Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Shareholders. Groshans put the odds that a housing finance bill will pass at less than 35 percent and said Fannie and Freddie investors should expect that percentage to drop further each day a bill isn’t passed.

The Election Countdown | Q&A Two senators pushing for housing finance reform made millions from a fund that bet against the real estate market during the run-up to the financial collapse.

Fannie and Freddie 2.0: The Senate Does Not Get the Government Out of the Market. In an effort to reform the nation’s housing finance system, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (D.

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Fannie Mae debuts “risk-sharing” mortgage-backed security In its continuing effort to offload some of the credit risk it carries, Fannie Mae is preparing to launch a new credit-risk sharing deal with the help of JPMorgan Chase (JPM). In its previous four.

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September 13, 2011 – In its 10th hearing on home finance reform, the Senate Banking Committee today discussed how to reduce the government’s role in the home mortgage industry. The reform effort came from a plan presented to Congress by the Obama Administration in February that would reduce the government’s role in home loans.

Housing finance reform was front and center as the Senate Banking Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, kicked off what may be a series of hearings on the topic. NMHC and NAA issued a letter to the Committee supporting their initiative and citing the importance of including multifamily in its work on housing finance reform.