Leaders from various government agencies and the mortgage service industry will come together on Tuesday at the 10th Annual Five Star Government Forum (FSGF) at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
The FSGF brings together officials making critical decisions on the direction of the housing economy, as representatives of the mortgage industry ensure that sensible regulations are in place to protect the industry and the customers that it serves.
Speakers for this year’s forum include:
- Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- The Hon. Brian D. Montgomery, Acting Deputy Secretary and Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD
- Danielle Johnson-Kutch, Director, Office of Financial Stability, U.S. Department of the Treasury
- Mark McArdle, Assistant Director, Mortgage Markets, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
- Mark Palim, VP and Deputy Chief Economist, Fannie Mae
- Leslie Meaux Pordzik, Acting SVP, Office of Issuer and Portfolio Management, Ginnie Mae
- Sandra Thompson, Deputy Director, Division of Housing Mission and Goals, Federal Housing Finance Agency
“The Five Star Government Forum is an important platform for government officials and industry stakeholders to engage in open communication to foster a collaborative working relationship to ensure progress towards a stronger, sustainable housing market,” said Ed Delgado, President and CEO of Five Star Global. "We look forward to hosting Secretary Carson and many other industry leaders at this year's gathering.”
Dr. Carson will deliver the morning keynote, with Montgomery delivering a keynote address later in the afternoon. This year’s agenda features planned discussions surrounding common-sense policy reforms, the state of the industry, policy and regulation updates, risk mitigation and more.
Here's what else is in store in the week ahead:
- NAR Existing Home Sales, Monday, 10 a.m. EST
- Census Bureau New Home Sales, Tuesday, 10 a.m. EST
- Census Bureau Q1 Housing Vacancies, Thursday, 10 a.m. EST
- UMich Consumer Sentiment Index, Friday, 10 a.m. EST