The FHFA director said Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may fully exit conservatorship as early as 2022. Meanwhile, on FHLBank membership to non-banks, Calabria said the agency will soon be putting out a request for information.
The legislation appears to be a de facto extension of the qualified-mortgage patch, according to Cowen analyst Jaret Seiberg. He said the bill could be positive for housing by ensuring the supply of mortgage credit is not constrained.
Over the last decade, the U.S. has averaged nearly 56,000 wildfires a year, covering more than 6.5 million acres, and destroying thousands of homes. The problem is acute enough that discussions are underway to create a reinsurance market for wildfire damage.
A District Court judge ordered the Treasury Department to produce all documents attached to subpoenas. He also asked the Treasury to produce a log of any documents withheld based on an assertion of privilege.