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  • GovernmentSponsored Enterprises Panel 2
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    Government-Sponsored Enterprises, Panel 2

    The Urban Institute hosted a discussion on government-sponsored enterprises, known as GSEs. This panel focused on how the credit risk of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can be more widely…

  • Changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
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    Changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Mel Watt talked about managing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2014 strategic plan for their conservatorship. He said that the Federal Housing Finance Agency would stay out of the…

  • Mortgage Policy
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    Mortgage Policy

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) held a field hearing on mortgage policy with consumer groups, industry stakeholders, and financial experts. CFPB Director Richard Cordray unveiled the new CFPB…

  • Federal Housing Policy
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    Federal Housing Policy

    Participants spoke about the state of the housing industry, proposed new federal regulations for mortgage lending institutions, and minority home ownership. They also responded to questions…

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  • Role of Government in Home Ownership
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    Role of Government in Home Ownership

    Barry Zigas moderated the third panel of the Consumer Federation of America annual conference on financial services, titled “Sustainable Homeownership: Future Role of Government.” Phillip Bracken,…

  • Housing Industry and Bankruptcy Laws
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    Housing Industry and Bankruptcy Laws

    Witnesses testified about a bill to help homeowners by giving bankruptcy courts the authority to adjust interest rates on mortgages for primary residences. Among the issues they addressed…

  • Home Mortgage Finance Industry Panel 2
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    Home Mortgage Finance Industry, Panel 2

    The second panel of a conference on mortgage financing following recent turmoil in financial and credit markets focused on long-term housing and banking policies beyond emergency federal…

  • emSubprime Mortgagesem
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    Subprime Mortgages

    Panel members talked about the future of subprime mortgages using Edward Gramlich’s book “Subprime Mortgages: America’s Latest Boom and Bust” as the point of conversation. They debated the…

  • Subprime Hybrid Mortgages
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    Subprime Hybrid Mortgages

    Witnesses testified about home ownership and current subprime mortgage practices and products affecting foreclosures. They also talked about proposed guidelines for non-traditional…

  • NonTraditional Mortgage Products
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    Non-Traditional Mortgage Products

    Two subcommittees of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a joint hearing titled “Calculated Risk: Assessing Non-Traditional Mortgage Products.” Witnesses…