The White House Saturday June 16 confirmed its intention to nominate Kathy Kraninger to become the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) June 12 proposed new capital requirements for the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
On June 8, the Bipartisan Policy Center held an event, “Healthy Homes Equal Healthier Lives: A Discussion with HUD Secretary Ben Carson,” to discuss the correlation between health and housing.
On June 6, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing, “Legislative Review of H.R. 1511, the “Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2017,” introduced by Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Representative David Loebsack (D-IA).
On June 7, the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) funding bill, which provides $44.5 billion in total net discretionary spending for HUD programs, a four percent increase over FY 2018 levels.