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GSEs: Where Should the Money Go?

For four months, the Department of the Treasury, GSEs, and Federal Housing Finance Agency have been in disagreement with Fannie and Freddie investors on where profits should be directed. Though the D.C. Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling that actions taken under the FHFA’s conservatorship of the GSEs cannot be challenged in court, the shareholders are now taking matters to the full D.C. Circuit for a rehearing. The FHFA and Treasury are now urging the D.C. Circuit not to modify its original ruling.

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Credit Risk Transfers: Hot Topic of 2017

Semper Capital, a independent investment management firm, believes that the Credit Risk Transfer market continues to be a compelling investment vehicle. Following the mortgage crisis, the Federal Housing Finance Agency has mandated a number of changes affecting the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), reducing the risk of losses that the GSEs may pose to taxpayers. Semper believes that the CRT market remains well supported and the collateral and structural benefits are high.

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Industry Leaders Discuss Diversity, Inclusion

The Five Star Diversity Symposium was a day-long event focused on advancing the conversation on diversity within the mortgage industry, and featured keynote addresses from industry leaders as well as panel discussions. Represented were companies and government agencies within the mortgage industry, including the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas.

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Serving the Underserved

In an effort to better serve some persistent affordable housing problems in the U.S. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac released their proposed Duty to Serve plans. "Duty to Serve presents a welcome opportunity to lead the mortgage industry and help more American families with their housing needs," said Danny Gardner, Freddie Mac's vice president of affordable lending and access to credit. The purpose of the plan is to better serve some persistent affordable housing problems in the U.S.

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