Opinions Vary on Future of Fannie, Freddie
The answer to the question about what is the best way to move forward with secondary mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac depends on who you ask.
Legislation Will Ease FHA Condo Financing
Legislation has been passed by Congress that will make it easier to finance condominiums using government-insured home financing.
Calif Newspaper Criticizes GSE PACE Policy
An editorial from a Northern California newspaper is critical of the government-sponsored enterprises' lending policy on Property Assessed Clean Energy obligations.
Closer Look at HUD Secretary
While much is commonly known about Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, some might be surprised by what they don't know.
Dodd-Frank Replacement Unveiled
A key GOP lawmaker has put forth a proposal that would replace the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
GOP Plan Would Restructure CFPB
A key Republican lawmaker is expected to unveil plans this week that would, among other things, change the structure of the Consumers Financial Protection Bureau.
HUD Secretary Still Contender for Dem VP Slot?
Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro was a rising star four years ago as the keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention.
Trump, GOP Proposing Dodd-Frank Rewrites
Donald Trump says he will deliver a plan that's "close to a dismantling" the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
U.S. Mortgage Firms Listed in Panama Papers
Nestled among the entities that were recently exposed from a year-long investigation of millions of documents that contained details about secret offshore holdings by companies and prominent individuals are a trio of inactive U.S. mortgage firms.
Transitional Mortgage Licensing Bill Opposed
A non-bank mortgage trade group is opposing legislation that would allow former bank loan officers to originate while obtaining a state license.