Announcements & Statements

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.

USMI Statement on Nomination Hearing of Brian Montgomery for FHA Commissioner

October 26, 2017

Lindsey Johnson, President and Executive Director of the U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs’ hearing on the nomination of Brian Montgomery for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner.

USMI Statement on Confirmation of Deputy HUD Secretary Pam Patenaude

September 14, 2017

USMI applauds the Senate for its confirmation of Pam Patenaude to be Deputy Secretary of HUD. As a longtime public servant and expert in the housing finance system, Deputy Secretary Patenaude fully understands the need for a coordinated, consistent, and transparent approach to federal housing policy across government channels.

USMI Statement on March 2017 FHFA Credit Risk Transfer Progress Report and RFI

July 28, 2017

Private mortgage insurance is a 60-year old bedrock of the housing system that for decades has helped low down payment borrowers qualify for mortgage financing—more than 25 million borrowers to date—and has provided critical credit risk protection to the government and taxpayers through numerous housing cycles.

© Copyright 2017 U.S. Mortgage Insurers