December 2019

December 10 2019

Bloomberg: Everybody Panic! Fannie and Freddie Are … Doing Fine

Housing Wire: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac watchdog prepping for “massive IPO”

December 9 2019

Philadelphia Inquirer: Did U.S. steal $300 billion from investors in ‘coercive’ takeover of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac?

Bloomberg: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Make the 30-Year Mortgage Possible

DS News: GSEs Move Closer to Public Offering

Bill Maloni’s GSE Blog: Are the FHFA newbies birds of a negative feather?

December 6 2019

An audio recording of oral argument on the government’s motion to dismiss Fairholme vs U.S. is available in audio format, free of charge, here.

Fox Business: Ahead of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac massive IPO, FHFA poised to pick Wall Street adviser

Fox Business: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac IPO could be whopping $150 million to $200 million: Sources

Yahoo! Finance: DoubleLine on why Fannie, Freddie won’t be released from conservatorship soon

DS News: GSE Reform: ‘Lots of Work Remains’

More Shoes to Drop (PDF)

December 4 2019

Yahoo! Finance: DoubleLine’s Hsu on why Fannie and Freddie won’t be released from conservatorship anytime soon

Lexology: Treasury and HUD Recommendations Could Increase Private Sector Participation in Housing Finance

December 3 2019

Bloomberg Law: Fannie-Freddie Investors Should Be Paid, Ex-Treasury Aide Says

The Hill: Next Fannie and Freddie bailout is bound to be costlier and stealthier

December 2 2019

Reverse Mortgage Daily: FHFA Increases Conforming Loan Limits for Fannie, Freddie in 2020

Finally, A Judge Who Gets It (PDF)