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WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama Administration delivered a report to Congress that provides a path forward for reforming America’s housing finance market. The Administration’s plan will wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and shrink the government’s current footprint in housing finance on a responsible timeline.
Treasury Dept. report plans phaseout of mortgage giants Fannie, Freddie. U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy geithner presented congress with a set of options for weaning the $11 trillion mortgage.
Mortgage delinquency rate drops nearly 14%: TransUnion House committee votes to end FHA short refi program government refinance Assistance – While the idea was admirable, the execution was a failure. The idea of the fha short refinance program was to give lenders some incentive to avoid foreclosing on distressed, underwater homeowners by refinancing them in to an FHA loan at the current market value of the home.This yearly percentage decline doubled the 14% decrease observed between Q4 2013 and Q4 2014. It also marked the largest yearly drop transunion has observed for the fourth quarter since the mortgage.
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The government has formulated a plan to put troubled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under federal control, dismiss their top executives and prop them up financially, federal officials told.
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The Treasury has administrative options for addressing the status of bailed-out mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if Congress fails to act, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators plans tomorrow to introduce a proposal to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new government reinsurer. Senators to Propose Replacement for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac | Newsmax.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The Federal Housing Finance Agency said it will slash executive compensation at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by eliminating. a bonus of $5.3 million and stock options worth $7.