News & Events

USMI STATEMENT ON FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION FY 2020 ANNUAL REPORT TO CONGRESS

November 13, 2020

WASHINGTON— Lindsey Johnson, President of the U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), released the following statement on the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) release of its Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report to Congress on the financial status of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF): … Continued

USMI Roundup: Developments in Housing Finance

October 30, 2020

October has been a busy month in housing finance. Last week, USMI issued a new report on the strength and resiliency of the private mortgage insurance (MI) industry. The report highlights regulatory and industry-led reforms since the 2008 financial crisis … Continued

USMI PRESIDENT LINDSEY JOHNSON ON MAIN ST. FINANCE

October 27, 2020

USMI President Lindsey Johnson appeared on the Main Street Finance podcast and discussed the benefits of private mortgage insurance and how it supports home-ready buyers to get in their home sooner. Listen here.

Capital Alone Is Not Comprehensive Housing Finance Reform: More Administrative Actions are Required & FHFA’s Re-Proposed Capital Framework Should be Modified

October 27, 2020

Since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the “GSEs”) entered conservatorship in 2008, federal policymakers and industry professionals have debated their future role in the housing finance system, as well as what reforms are appropriate and necessary to put the GSEs … Continued

New USMI Report, “Private Mortgage Insurance: Stronger and More Resilient”

October 21, 2020

Over 10 Years of Reforms and Continued Evolution Make Private Mortgage Insurers Stronger and More Resilient Industry has facilitated affordable, low down payment mortgages for over 33 million households, contributing to a more stable housing finance market WASHINGTON — U.S. Mortgage Insurers … Continued

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