GSEs ramp up risk sharing to mixed reviews – Scotsman Guide 4/19/17

April 19, 2017 The Community Home Lenders Association, representing non-bank lenders, weighed in on the GSEs’ current risk transfer program. “The success of the significant number of back-end risk sharing transactions shows this is a viable and effective way to do this, so CHLA continues to discourage the GSEs from … Continue reading

American Banker 4/26/17 – BankThink A GSE risk we can no longer ignore: Do nothing

  By Scott Olson April 26 2017, 12:00pm EDT We are approaching the 10th year of the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, yet Congress continues to struggle to produce a comprehensive reform bill for the government-sponsored enterprises. GSE reform has stalled as Fannie and Freddie — which must sweep … Continue reading

Community lenders stress possible negative impact on MID in tax reform – Housing Wire 4/12/17

Pens letter with two requests April 12, 2017  by  Brena Swanson From the above-referenced Housing Wire article:  “As the Trump administrations works on hashing out comprehensive tax reform, the Community Home Lenders Association penned a letter to address its serious concerns about the future of the mortgage interest deduction, along with the potential … Continue reading

Mortgage News Daily – Fannie/Freddie Changes – Their Future Remains Uncertain

BY: ROB CHRISMAN Fannie/Freddie Changes–Their Future Remains Uncertain (Excerpt) The CHLA released its version of a comprehensive GSE reform plan. “As the Trump Administration begins to wade into this issue, and Congress is starting to do the same, CHLA wanted to weigh in with a detailed set of recommendations. They focus on key … Continue reading