Advanced Search

Volume 2014 - Number 11

May 23, 2014

Watt Sets New Direction for GSEs: Wait For Non-Agency Market to Pick Up Slack

Melvin Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, revealed a new strategic plan for the government-sponsored enterprises last week that shifts away from the contraction goal set by previous FHFA Acting Director Ed DeMarco. “I don’t think it’s FHFA’s role to contract the footprint of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,” Watt said in remarks at the Brookings Institution. “Our role is to maintain an efficient credit market, and as private capital demonstrates that it will come into this market ...

Subscribers to Inside Nonconforming Markets have full access to all its stories and data online. Visitors may become subscribers for full access or may purchase individual articles and data.

Subscriber Log In

If you are a current subscriber or already purchased this article, please login below.

Forgot your password?

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website?

Subscribe

This biweekly is the leading source of news and data on non-agency residential mortgages.

 

Pay-Per-View

You can purchase this article for $55.00 without subscribing and always have access to it on insidemortgagefinance.com.

Pay Per View

Please contact Customer Service if you need assistance: 1-800-570-5744

Poll

After the November elections, how long will it take for a new Congress and White House to pass GSE reform legislation?

I’m confident a bill will be passed the first year.
2 to 3 years. GSE reform is complicated.
Sadly it won’t happen in a Clinton or Trump first term.
Not in my lifetime.

vote to see results
Housing Pulse