Carisa Chappell

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FHFA Under Pressure to Act More Like a Bank Regulator with Fannie & Freddie
April 19, 2018 Republican congressmen generally agreed with the IG’s recommendations and raised additional concerns about mission creep at...

Short Takes: FHFA IG Issues Heavily Redacted Report on GSE Cybersecurity / Ditech Worries about Cybersecurity / IBM Says Nothing About Seterus (Again) / What’s in a Title? Off with Their Heads!
April 18, 2018 As a practice, IBM rarely says a word about Seterus...

Fannie Addresses Risk Layering in High DTI Loans
April 16, 2018 Back in July 2017, Fannie revised its automated underwriting system to accept loans with DTI ratios over 45 percent without...

House Hearing Questions FHFA’s Oversight of Fannie, Freddie. IMAGIN?
April 12, 2018 Wertheimer testified that during her tenure, the FHFA-OIG has issued 85 reports and made 117 recommendations to address...

Fannie’s ‘Servicing Marketplace’ Off to a Strong Start
April 6, 2018 Fannie has roughly 50 lenders using the servicing marketplace…

FHFA Wants Input on Potentially Burdensome or Duplicative Regulations
April 4, 2018 The FHFA’s Office of General Counsel will review all of the comments and report findings...

FHFA Research Examines AMC vs. Non-AMC Appraisals, Finding…
April 2, 2018 The authors noted that appraisals associated with management companies may be more prone to contract price confirmation and...

Fannie/Freddie Shareholders Continue to File Lawsuits Challenging Treasury Sweep
April 2, 2018 The company said it made the investments because it believed in the future economic prospects of the companies…

FHFA Gets Specific on the ‘Common Security’: June 3, 2019
March 28, 2018 FHFA Director Mel Watt is urging the mortgage industry “to get ready now to ensure smooth, successful implementation.”

BAML Says Washington May Be Settling into Status Quo on Reform
March 23, 2018 Housing-finance reform appears to be in the process of a slow death for 2018 partly because of the pending departure of key...

Poll

What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.

35%

I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.

14%

Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.

12%

We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

39%