Mel Watt

FHFA will re-propose capital rule for Fannie, Freddie


The Federal Housing Finance Agency is scrapping a capital proposal it released last year and will seek comments on a new plan in 2020.


FHFA resolves dispute with employee over sexual harassment claim


Simone Grimes had alleged former FHFA Director Mel Watt made inappropriate advances toward her and she was paid less than the man who had previously held her position.


Mark Calabria sworn in as FHFA director


The new head of the agency regulating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be at the forefront of reforming the housing finance system.


Watt abused role in pursuing relationship with FHFA staffer: Watchdog


Former FHFA Director Mel Watt attempted to coerce an agency employee to engage in a romantic relationship with him, according to an inspector general report.


Trump sends Calabria's nomination as FHFA director to the Senate


The White House has officially nominated Mark Calabria as the next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.


Even with new leadership, questions about FHFA’s agenda abound


The process to confirm Mark Calabria as FHFA director could be lengthy, forcing the White House to consider how it will proceed with housing finance reform under Joseph Otting as acting head of the agency.


Trump names OCC's Otting as acting director of FHFA


The White House said that Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting will serve as acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency beginning Jan. 6 after the end of the Director Mel Watt’s term.


It's official: White House taps Calabria as head of FHFA


The White House confirmed that it plans to nominate Mark Calabria as the next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.


What Calabria at FHFA would mean for GSE reform


The administration’s reported interest in having the White House aide run Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's regulator signals a focus on constraining the mortgage giants’ role in the housing market.


FHLB housing goals would change under new proposal


Under the Federal Housing Finance Agency's plan, small Home Loan banks would face a new housing benchmark and a volume threshold for meeting the goals would be eliminated.