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Are Big Changes on the Horizon for the Enterprises?

Two Senators could be drafting legislation to split up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to Bloomberg. The move would be made in an effort to increase competitiveness in the secondary mortgage market. What's their plan, and how might it affect the secondary mortgage market?

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Treasury Says GSEs Have an ‘Ongoing Financial Commitment’ to Taxpayers

In the response letter, dated April 21, 2015, Treasury's Acting Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Randall DeValk said that wanted to "clarify some misunderstandings" from some press reports regarding the agreement, and said that the government's $187.5 billion bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with taxpayer funds in 2008 was not an "ordinary" loan.

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Lambert Moves From Making Home Affordable to Another Position in Treasury

When asked what she was most proud of having accomplished with MHA, Lambert said, "There are so many things. If I had to pick one thing, I would say we're proud of the way we were able to put resources together to help homeowners and I’m proud I was able to participate in the direct assistance of homeowners in so many ways, including our PSA campaigns, online presence and outreach events.”

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