Comment Letters

OPPOSITION BUILDS AGAINST USING MORTGAGE G-FEES TO FUND HIGHWAY BILL

September 17, 2015

(September 17, 2015) This week, in a joint letter to the bipartisan Congressional leadership, USMI and a diverse coalition of thirty-two housing organizations reiterated their opposition to using the mortgage credit risk guarantee fees (g-fees) charged by the housing finance enterprises, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as a source to finance extension of federal highway programs.

USMI Joins Broad Coalition Opposing Use of G-Fees To Fund Highway Bill

July 23, 2015

(July 23, 2015) This week, USMI joined a broad coalition of nine other housing groups to send a letter to Senate leadership opposing the use of the credit risk guarantee fees (g-fees) charged by the housing finance enterprises, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as a source of funding for the extension of federal transportation programs…

Bipartisan Senators Urge Release of Plan for Transferring Credit Risk to Private Sector

June 10, 2015

(June 10, 2015) A group of Senate Banking Committee members sent a letter today to FHFA urging them to expand and better define the development of the credit risk transfer programs at the GSEs.   The letter and press release … Continued

USMI Welcomes Effort to Increase Reliance on Private Capital In Housing Finance

May 21, 2015

USMI delivered the following letter to members of the Senate Banking Committee:

USMI Responds to Basel Committee Credit Risk Proposal

March 31, 2015

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) today submitted a response to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s proposal, Revisions to the Standardised Approach for credit risk

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