Mark Calabria

FHFA reverses course, will let VantageScore pitch model to GSEs


The regulator of the government-sponsored enterprises retreated from an earlier proposal that had barred VantageScore because of its ties to the credit bureaus.


A GSE plan before the election has risks — but so does doing nothing


Some believe the administration will delay action on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to avoid any political fallout. Others say the window for reform is closing.


6 questions on the CFPB plan to end Fannie and Freddie’s ‘patch’


The mortgage industry was caught off guard by regulators’ decision to cease special treatment for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in complying with underwriting rules. But how big of an impact will the new policy have?


CFPB ending special treatment for Fannie, Freddie in mortgage rule


The agency’s director said it will let a temporary GSE exemption from the “qualified mortgage” regulation expire.


FHFA's Calabria: No Trump GSE plan until August or September


Although the presidentially directed reports on housing finance reform are "essentially done," FHFA Director Mark Calabria doesn't expect them to be published until August or September.


What to expect when you're expecting a report on GSE reform


Treasury and HUD are close to unveiling administrative and legislative options for ending the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Will their findings be heavy on detail or leave a lot unanswered?


In reversal, FHFA defends constitutionality of its leadership structure


The agency had decided not to challenge a recent court ruling that its structure violates the separation of powers, but newly confirmed Director Mark Calabria now appears willing to the fight the case.


Trump forms White House council to ease barriers to affordable housing


The president signed an executive order Tuesday establishing a White House council dedicated to examining regulatory barriers to affordable housing.


GSE overhaul needs FHFA and Congress to succeed: Calabria


The Federal Housing Finance Agency has appeared willing to take its own steps to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but legislation would be necessary to create an explicit guarantee of the mortgage system.


FHFA asks Congress for power to charter Fannie, Freddie competitors


Director Mark Calabria urged lawmakers to grant the agency chartering authority similar to that of bank regulators to boost competition in the mortgage market.