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Mel Watt Outlines GSE Conservatorship Challenges

Saying that the “status quo is not a viable option” on the current conservatorship of the GSEs Sen. Mike Crapo and the Senate Banking Committee heard the testimony of Melvin Watt, Director, FHFA on the status of the housing finance system. Here’s what he had to say.

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GSE Risk-Sharing Innovations Could Alter Housing Finance Reform

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In the last eight years, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have guaranteed at least half of all new mortgage originations. In a report released on Thursday by the Urban Institute (UI), authors Laurie Goodman, director of Housing Finance Policy Center at UI and Karan Kaul, a research associate at UI determined that the two GSEs play an important, indisputable part in the U.S. mortgage market, but also pose a huge risk to taxpayers.

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