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Volume 2014 - Number 11

March 20, 2014

Experts: Government Accounting Methods on Fannie, Freddie Budget Impact Remain a Reform Obstacle

The economic feasibility and perhaps the successful winding down of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may come down to how the government accounts for the federal budget impact of shuttering the two government-sponsored enterprises, noted experts this week at a Bipartisan Policy Center forum. In light of Fannie’s and Freddie’s federal conservatorship status and the resulting control by the Treasury Department, the two GSEs are “effectively part of the government” and their operations should be reflected in the federal budget, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO has concluded...

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