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GSE Reform Impact on Communities

For 2018-2020, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have set a goal of 24 percent for the amount of mortgages they must purchase from low-income borrowers, defined as those earning less than 80 percent of the median income for a given ...

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Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Issuance Approaches $2 Trillion

On Thursday, Ginnie Mae—the government-owned corporation that attracts global capital into the housing finance system—announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $36.41 billion in January 2018. This brings Ginnie Mae’s total outstanding principal balance to $1.924 trillion, up ...

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Freddie Mac Takes Q4 Hit

Like its sister agency, Freddie Mac this week reported large Q4 losses that will require government bailout money for the first time since 2012. The major difference is that Freddie won't need as much money as Fannie Mae. On Thursday, ...

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