‘The status quo is over’: FHFA chief vows quick action on GSEs

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The federal government-the White House, the Treasury, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)-collectively have given the one finger salute (which ain’t “You’re #1”) to judge margaret sweeney and her request for the Obama Administration to provide plaintiffs’ lawyers access to 50 or so documents which she ruled the attorneys should see, as part of their legal actions.

 · evolved under the guidance of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) as conservator. We see this. and absent legislative action, we share the concerns of many market participants. The status quo in the US housing finance system, as has been widely observed by.

 · The hole at the corner of 15th and L streets, in downtown Washington, is deep — and getting deeper. Earth-movers there are laying the foundations of a.

and Freddie Mac and in consultation with FHFA, the GSEs entered into a Preferred Stock. Jr. on Treasury and Federal Housing Finance Agency Action to Protect Financial Markets and Taxpayers, September 7, 2008 (available at. we support the Agencies’ optional provision of maintaining the status quo, which would be helpful to those.

What Others Are Saying About Making Housing Finance More Sustainable with Front End Risk Sharing “[T]he status quo is unsustainable for a number of reasons.one the taxpayers again remain at risk, market participants are truly uncertain about the government footprint in the market, that’s not good for mortgage credit, and quite frankly access and pricing decisions ought to be in the hands.

MGIC beats expectations, but new insurance written underwhelms What CFPB’s Harsh Words to Servicers Mean for Banks A report critical of MGIC Investment Corp. sent a chill through the mortgage insurance sector last week.. On Wednesday, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter analyst Kenneth A. posner downgraded mgic, the largest mortgage insurer, to "neutral." Mr. Posner said increased price competition and slower growth in the fourth quarter were the main reasons for his downgrade.

That attack failed, as did defendants sole surviving affirmative defense of loss causation. Accordingly, judgment will be entered in favor of plaintiff..An order will issue for FHFA to submit a proposed judgment with updated damages figures calculated under the formulae applied in this Opinion.

New documents give hope to Fannie shareholders seeking redress Delinquency rate hits record low, foreclosures keep falling The percentage of loans in the foreclosure process at the end of Q4 at 0.95 percent is down four basis points from the Q3 2018 and 24 basis points lower than one year ago-lowest foreclosure.Shareholders of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac say a trove of documents they have obtained bolsters their case that the government lied when it decided to take all of the mortgage companies’ profits. Investors have filed dozens of lawsuits in courts across the country over a 2012 government decision to replace Fannie and Freddie’s 10% dividend to the U.S. Treasury with a new one equal to almost all of their profits.

Karen Handel vows to fight the ‘status quo’ in 6th District bid. “I have a record of standing up and fighting the status quo to get things done and I will take that fight to Washington.

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Rep. Hill questions Federal Housing Finance Agency Director at Financial Services Committee Hearing A Preferred Choice for Fannie and Freddie. yet virtually none serving as a buffer as the GSEs originate or back over half of all loans today;. the status quo would allow DeMarco to continue.