Announcements & Statements

USMI Statement on Fannie Mae’s New Enterprise-Paid Mortgage Insurance Product

July 10, 2018

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on the Fannie Mae’s new Enterprise-Paid Mortgage Insurance (EPMI) product: “USMI appreciates the level of detail provided to the marketplace thus far and the additional details promised … Continued

New Report Shows Importance of Private Mortgage Insurance in Helping Low Down Payment Borrowers Qualify for Mortgages in All 50 States

June 7, 2018

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), the association representing five of the top six private mortgage insurance (MI) companies in the United States, today released a report on the role of MI in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

USMI Statement On Confirmation Of Brian Montgomery As FHA Commissioner

May 24, 2018

Lindsey Johnson, President and Executive Director of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Brian Montgomery to serve as Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner.

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.

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