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Volume 2018 - Number 21

June 1, 2018

FHFA to Propose New Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Capital Rules for Decision-Making, Transparency Purposes

In what is largely an intellectual exercise, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt said last week that the agency will propose a new risk-based capital rule for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac even though it won’t apply while they’re in conservatorship.

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This weekly covers the secondary mortgage market, including mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities.



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