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Victoria Finkle

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Treasury Official Pushes for More Risk-Sharing at GSEs
March 5, 2015 Michael Stegman, a top housing policy adviser, urged regulators on Thursday to bring more private capital into the market,...

CFPB May Reopen Mortgage Rule If Housing Reform Stalls
March 3, 2015 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray said a review of its "qualified mortgage" rule will allow enough...

Cheat Sheet: How Obama's Budget Would Affect Housing
February 2, 2015 President Obama's 2016 budget plan tackled a host of big picture items for mortgages, including Dodd-Frank reform, FHA lending...

Four Takeaways from Watt's Grueling Return to Capitol Hill
January 27, 2015 At a hearing Tuesday, GOP lawmakers hammered FHFA Director Mel Watt for four hours over his recent decisions to allow Fannie...

Senate Sends TRIA Bill to President's Desk
January 9, 2015 The Senate approved legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, sending it to President Obama's desk after a...

Why Dodd-Frank Is Vulnerable in 2015
January 6, 2015 With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress and signals from Democrats that they are open to alterations,...

Dems Sharply Criticize FHFA's Watt on Principal Reductions
November 19, 2014 Only eleven months after cheering Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt's confirmation, Senate Democrats are fed...

Should Bankers Fear Obama's Pick for Attorney General?
November 12, 2014 Federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch may soon replace Attorney General Eric Holder, leaving bankers wondering whether she will be...

Cummings, Warren Request GAO Study on Nonbank Servicer Stability
October 20, 2014 Two key Democrats are asking the Government Accountability Office to investigate the financial stability of nonbank mortgage...

Maryland Congressman Hopeful for GSE Reform Resurgence
September 23, 2014 Rep. John Delaney said Tuesday that he's "optimistic" Congress could take up reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac next term,...

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