October 18 2019
American Banker: Hensarling joins Milken Institute as senior fellow
October 17 2019
DS News: FHFA Director Mark Calabria Provides Update on Conservatorship
Citizens Against Government Waste: FHFA Director Calabria is the Watchdog Taxpayers Deserve
October 16 2019
New filing in Angel vs. Fannie Mae, et al., click here to view.
Peter Chapman writes, “Mr. Angel delivered his opening brief to the D.C. Circuit yesterday”
Bhatti vs. FHFA, an audio recording of this morning’s hearing before the Eighth Circuit is available here, at no charge.
October 10 2019
Value Walk: GSE scam? Net worth sweep remains in play after “accounting chicanery”
October 9 2019
Asset Securitization Report: GSE reform: How the plans could play out for the world of ABS
Mortgage News Daily: FHFA Seeks Help in Recapitalizing GSEs
October 8 2019
Brookings: How do you solve a problem like Fannie and Freddie? Not by creating more of them
Industry News Release: Fannie and Freddie move from Brink of Collapse to Stability
October 7 2019
New filing in Wazee vs. FHFA, click here to view
Peter Chapman writes, “Judge Alejandro has asked the Wazee Plaintiffs, FHFA and Treasury to submit briefs by Oct. 23 telling her what she should think about the Collins decision. ”
American Banker: Fannie and Freddie get to keep their earnings. Now what?
October 4 2019
Housing Wire: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac now appear to be here to stay. How exactly did that happen?
October 3 2019
Washington Post: Federal government has dramatically expanded exposure to risky mortgages
DS News: The Privatization Path for Fannie and Freddie
Mortgage Professional America: Treasury, FHFA will allow GSEs to retain more capital
Bill Maloni’s GSE Blog: Such a deal??!! Fool me once, shame on me, fool me….
October 2 2019
Forbes: America Is About To Do The Right Thing In Housing Finance Reform. We Have Tried Everything Else.
Financial Regulation News: Treasury, FHFA modify preferred stock purchase agreements with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Housing Wire: How Trump’s removal would impact housing finance reform
October 1 2019
New filing in Collins vs FHFA, click here to view
Peter Chapman writes, “The Collins Plaintiffs delivered their petition for review to the U.S. Supreme Court last week. The Collins Plaintiffs ask the High Court to review the constitutionality of FHFA’s structure and how much of HERA should or shouldn’t survive as a result. The Collins Plaintiffs recognize in footnote 1 appearing at pp. 5-7 of their petition it’s very unusual for a party prevailing in a Circuit Court of Appeals to take an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.”
Investors Unite: Investors Unite Welcomes Move by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to Retain Capital in the GSEs
Cincinnati Enquirer: Opinion: The future of affordable housing depends on finance reform
Wall Street Journal: Fannie, Freddie to Retain Earnings
Washington Post: Trump administration takes critical step toward releasing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac from government control
Reuters: U.S. allows Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to start keeping profits
Bloomberg Markets: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Allowed to Boost Capital Cushions
Fox Business: Fannie, Freddie reform closer, Treasury details plan for profits
National Mortgage News: Fannie, Freddie will retain $45B in capital in first step toward privatization
American Action Forum: Risky Business