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Stimulus Could Help Keep American Economy ‘Afloat’

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A couple of articles published this week on Axios.com, a provider of technology, economy, and political news, take a lesser-seen optimistic approach to matters including a recent report about millions of Americans missing mortgage and rent payments and news about ...

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FHFA’s Calabria on Loan Extensions and New GSE Rule

FHFA Director Mark Calabria spoke Monday at a virtual event, where his session focused on the agency’s current priorities— the talk included two announcements, one about a new GSE-feedback rule, and the other related to extensions to loan flexibilities. Calabria ...

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Under Trump or Biden, GSE Reform Path is ‘Uncertain’

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In September 2019, President Donald Trump and his administration initiated a process whereby 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, says ...

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The Housing Market’s ‘Remarkable Comeback’

Freddie Mac

Even as businesses begin to reopen, the unemployment rate remains a cause for concern among economists. That makes for much fiscal uncertainty. But despite weakness in the labor market, the housing sector remains robust—it has been reported over the past ...

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‘Flurry of Lawsuits’ Challenge CDC Eviction Moratorium

When the White House made an announcement—by way of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—that it would put a new conditional eviction ban in place, many housing-industry experts anticipated pushback from property owners. Then the court cases, ...

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