Treasury Department

Fannie, Freddie will retain $45B in capital in first step toward privatization

09/30/19

The move to alter the government's preferred stock purchase agreements is the first major one under FHFA Director Mark Calabria's tenure to wind down the conservatorship of the government-sponsored enterprises.

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'Another hysterical voice of doom': Comments of the week

09/26/19

Readers sound off on climate change, the Federal Reserve's incoming real-time payments system, praise efforts for gender pay equity and more.

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The ball is in FHFA’s court for reforming the GSEs

09/17/19

The FHFA can go beyond a recent Trump administration report to level the playing field between the private sector and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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'The assault here is on due process': Comments of the Week

09/12/19

Readers react to the Trump administration's release of a housing finance reform plan, a proposal by HUD to redefine "disparate impact," and challenger bank claims they can end bank fees for good.

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FHFA's Calabria details next steps on GSE reform

09/11/19

The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac suggested that a finalized capital framework for the two mortgage giants could be published by the end of the year.

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Treasury mulling appeal of GSE investor ruling to high court: Mnuchin

09/10/19

Federal appeals court judges in New Orleans on Friday appeared to back claims by investors that Treasury's "net worth sweep" is illegal.

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Path to a GSE bill still fraught despite Treasury plan

09/10/19

Senate Banking Committee members feel urgency to pass a bill dealing with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but the same obstacles that have stalled congressional action for years remain.

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Trump administration will move on GSE plans if Congress doesn't: Mnuchin

09/09/19

The Treasury secretary said he hopes lawmakers will back reforms of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac within three to six months.

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Did Treasury's GSE report move the needle?

09/06/19

The Trump administration raised the goal posts for ending the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but how officials get there is still highly uncertain.

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Mnuchin urges Goldman, Amex to help small banks win contracts

09/06/19

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has told large U.S. financial institutions including Goldman Sachs and American Express they should do more to help black- and women-owned community banks win federal contracts.

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