Administration Proposes Reforms and Debt Relief for Flood Insurance Program

October 05, 2017

The Trump Administration yesterday called on Congress to forgive a portion of the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) debt.

Fin. Services Committee Questions Watt on GSE Activities

October 04, 2017

Members of the House Financial Services Committee questioned Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt on a variety issues related to oversight of the government-sponsored enterprises

IRS Proposes Changes to PAB Public Notice Requirements; Special Standards for MRBs

September 28, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) earlier today published in the Federal Register a

FHFA Proposed Strategic Plan for 2018-2022 Would Direct GSEs to Work with HFAs

September 27, 2017

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) earlier today released its proposed Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years

Report: Housing Bond Issuance Soared in 2016

September 15, 2017

Private activity Housing Bond issuance increased nearly 60 percent from 2015 to 2016, according to the Council of Development Finance Agencies’ (CDFA) latest

Senate Confirms Pam Patenaude for Deputy HUD Secretary

September 14, 2017

The U.S. Senate earlier today confirmed Pamela Patenaude’s nomination to serve as Deputy Secretary for Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Trump Nominates Brian Montgomery to Lead FHA

September 13, 2017

President Trump late yesterday nominated Brian Montgomery to se

CFPB Final Rule Expands RESPA Disclosure Exemption and Allows for Increased Use of TRID Disclosures with HFA Loans

July 10, 2017

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) late last week released a

Senate Committee Hearing Examines Housing Finance Reform Goals

July 07, 2017

The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing June 29 titled “Principles of Housin

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