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March 23, 2018

Short Takes: CRTs Criticized/Existing Sales Up in South, West/Fannie Wins Green Award/Closing Time Shrinks/FHLBank Divide

By Carisa Chappell

Former Fannie Mae executive and critic of the government-sponsored enterprises’ credit-risk transfer programs, Tim Howard, said on his blog this week that CRTs only help “sustain what has become a very profitable program for Wall Street firms and capital market investors.”

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