NAR to Congress: Turn Fannie and Freddie into Non-Profits

 · The Fannie Mae-Freddie Mac fix, promised since they were seized by regulators in 2008 and sustained with $187.5 billion in Treasury funds, has taken on.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, in turn, would win an army of lobbyists for its. Instead, by privatizing them, Congress can bring small businesses back into the mortgage market, diversifying risk.

4 days ago. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are guarantors of about $5 trillion in U.S. home mortgages.. Tells NAR audience administration will work closely with Congress to. Fannie and Freddie still dominate the market with no real.

In an NAR survey, first timers represented only 28% of buyers. those proposed down payment levels would be for loans backed by Fannie Mae (FNMA) or Freddie Mac (FMCC). A raft of complicating.

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How many of those homeowner assistance actions were completed on loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and what percentage of them are still active? According to FHFA’s foreclosure prevention report for the fourth quarter of 2015 released on Thursday, from April 2009 until the end of Q4 2015, approximately 1.086 million homeowners with.

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Congress also expressed concern in 1992 about an “information vacuum” with regard to the activities of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Thus, FHEFSSA required the GSEs to submit loan-level data to the Secretary about their mortgage purchases, including detailed information on borrower, property, and mortgage characteristics.

 · Reserves for such losses are virtually nil on the balance sheets of Fannie and Freddie. The GSEs, with the complicity of Treasury, have not realized these losses and continue to pay investors principal and interest. If they had realized those losses, they would need to go to Congress and request additional funding.