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  • Report Details FHFA’s Affordable Housing Goals

    The FHFA released its Annual Housing Report Friday. It outlines Freddie Mac's and Fannie Mae's 2019 affordable housing activities, fulfilling a requirement of 1992's Safety and Soundness Act, and more. In addition to describing the GSE's affordable housing-related actions, the report provided inform... READ MORE

  • The Industry Pulse: New Executives, New Technology

    From new appointments and research to new technology and accolades, get the latest buzz on the industry in this update. The founder of Orlans PC in Troy, Michigan, Linda Orlans, has been selected by the Michigan Supreme Court to serve on the state's Attorney Discipline Board (ADB). She is one of six... READ MORE

  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Announce Q3 Earnings

    The government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) recorded increases in their respective comprehensive and net income levels in their newly released third quarter earnings reports. Fannie Mae posted a net income of $4.2 billion in the third quarter, up from $2.5 billion in the second quarter and higher th... READ MORE

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    How Political Affiliation Impacts Housing Policy Outlook

    Americans responded questions related to housing policy in an early October Redfin survey of over 3,000 U.S. adults. Researchers asked about respondents' views on down payment assistance, government incentives to create low-income housing, view on government incentives for builders to create more ho... READ MORE

  • The GSEs Path to Becoming ‘Investment Opportunities’

    In September 2019, President Donald Trump and his administration initiated a process whereby GSEs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would exit conservatorship. Former Freddie Mac CEO Don Layton, now a Senior Industry Fellow at Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies, two weeks ago penned a paper in whic... READ MORE

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