Ginnie Mae

'What an ineffective joke': Comments of the week

09/14/18

Readers react to a new housing finance reform plan, weigh systemic risks posed by fintechs, debate the potential return of the Glass-Steagall Act and more.

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How Ginnie Mae could break stalemate on GSE reform

09/11/18

Housing finance reform is still likely years away, but a growing chorus of lawmakers say the government guarantor has the ability to clear the path to a final plan.

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This GSE plan may go nowhere, but it still matters

09/06/18

The proposal by Reps. Jeb Hensarling and John Delaney is a sign that a bipartisan consensus is building on how to move on from Fannie and Freddie.

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Hensarling gives GSE reform another try

09/06/18

The departing House Financial Services chair unveiled a bill with Democrat John Delaney to repeal Fannie and Freddie's charters and establish Ginnie Mae as a backstop.

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Senate panel reschedules vote on CFPB nominee

08/15/18

The Banking Committee had delayed a vote on Kathy Kraninger’s confirmation after the Senate announced a short summer recess.

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Treasury urges mortgage sector to embrace digital tech

08/06/18

The administration’s recent report on fintech innovation discussed ways to adopt electronic promissory notes — or eNotes — and automated appraisals in federal mortgage programs.

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Closing the tech gap on government mortgage loans

08/06/18

Banks aren’t the only ones that need to keep pace with digital innovation — government agencies must also work to stay relevant.

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Ginnie Mae nominee deflects questions over GSE reform proposal

07/24/18

Michael Bright co-wrote a paper in 2016 that envisioned making the agency a backstop for the housing finance system, but appeared to distance himself from the proposal at his confirmation hearing.

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Trump taps ex-Corker aide as head of Ginnie Mae

05/15/18

President Trump has nominated Michael Bright, the current acting president and chief operating officer of Ginnie Mae, to head the agency full time.

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U.S. is said to restrict lenders in veterans' mortgage crackdown

04/04/18

Two lenders have been punished by Ginnie Mae amid its concern that they enabled costly rapid refinances of veterans' home loans.

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