Lenders sold $55.8 billion in loans to the government-sponsored enterprises in August. The GSEs boosted their share in new MBS issuance to 61.2% in the second quarter, but three in 10 conventional-conforming mortgages did not end up in Fannie/Freddie MBS. (Includes two data charts.)
FHFA is showing that it’s willing to listen to industry feedback as the regulator works to transition the GSEs to new credit scoring processes. This week the agency delayed one aspect of the transition and noted plans to conduct listening sessions.