State of Federal Housing Enterprises

Witnesses testified about the financial stability of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying the outlook was troubled for the enterprises due to… read more

Witnesses testified about the financial stability of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying the outlook was troubled for the enterprises due to a weak economy, high unemployment, and uncertainty in the housing markets. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had already received $100 billion in assistance from the U.S. Treasury and were placed into federal conservatorship in September 2008. The second panel focused on the future of the enterprises and whether they should be privatized, nationalized, or left in their current condition. close

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State of Federal Housing Enterprises

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Program ID:
289353-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 8, 2009
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2009

Airing Details

  • Oct 08, 2009 | 9:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 08, 2009 | 8:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 09, 2009 | 4:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 09, 2009 | 12:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 11, 2009 | 11:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 12, 2009 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 16, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 17, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2009 | 2:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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