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Elizabeth Warren Leads Protest of Agency NPL Practices

Capitol Hill

Warren and Capuano are trying to prevent the delinquent mortgage loans from being acquired by investors who are quick to foreclose on them. The lawmakers would rather see the loans acquired by non-profits who would be more likely to engage in the loss mitigation process with borrowers and prevent foreclosure.

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Conservatorship Continues Seven Years Later With No End In Sight

While many housing stakeholders and lawmakers agree that the conservatorship needs to end, the issue of the GSEs' future remains a source of contention. Some of the GSEs' biggest investors, such as Fairholme Funds and Pershing Square, have filed lawsuits over the sweeping of GSE profits into Treasury, which began in 2012 when Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac returned to profitability.

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are Exceeding Credit Risk Transfer Goals

FHFA said that going forward it will set specific goals in the annual conservatorship scorecard and work closely with staff members at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to help the GSEs develop and evaluate their credit risk transfer structures. FHFA is encouraging the GSEs to continue engaging in large volumes of meaningful credit risk transfer.

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