Announcements & Statements

USMI Statement on IMAGIN

March 14, 2018

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) President and Executive Director Lindsey Johnson issued the following statement on the recent news that Freddie Mac is piloting a new low down payment insurance program aimed at a small segment of the market called IMAGIN.

Great News For Homebuyers: U.S. Congress Extends Mortgage Insurance Tax Deduction

February 9, 2018

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) President and Executive Director Lindsey Johnson issued the following statement on the federal budget deal passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump today, which includes an extension of the tax deduction for mortgage insurance (MI) premiums.

USMI Chairman Patrick Sinks Testifies Before Congress on Mortgage Insurance and Sustainable Housing

December 6, 2017

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) Chairman and Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC) CEO Patrick Sinks today testified on behalf of USMI in front of the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance in a hearing entitled “Sustainable Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform, Part IV.” 

USMI Statement on FHA’s Annual Report to Congress

November 15, 2017

Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released its “Annual Report to Congress Regarding the Financial Status of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF) Fiscal Year 2017.” The following statement can be attributed to Lindsey Johnson, USMI President and Executive Director.

Statement of U.S. Mortgage Insurers on House Tax Reform Legislation

November 3, 2017

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) President and Executive Director Lindsey Johnson issued the following statement on H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the comprehensive tax bill released by the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee yesterday.

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