MBA President Bob Broeksmit argues that the new LLPA “flies in the face of the administration’s recent executive actions urging federal agencies to take all measures within their authorities to support struggling homeowners.”
Democratic lawmakers said the re-proposed capital rule could adversely affect access to credit for borrowers of color and lower income individuals. Also, they said quickly recapitalizing the GSEs in the midst of a public health crisis might interfere with the nation’s economic recovery.
Since the financial crisis, Fannie’s single-family book of business has posted a loss rate of 31.5 basis points. In contrast, residential loans at commercial banks averaged a loss rate of 86 bps, 5.7 times higher.