Podcast: President Lindsey Johnson on “Radian On Air”

USMI President Lindsey Johnson appeared on “Radian On Air” podcast with Radian President of Mortgage and USMI Chairman Derek Brummer. On the episode titled, “National Homeownership Month: Expanding Minority Homeownership,” they discussed the importance of homeownership, barriers for first-time homebuyers, solutions to address low housing supply, and the role of private MI in promoting homeownership. 

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Podcast: USMI Featured on HousingWire’s “Housing News”

USMI President Lindsey Johnson was a guest on HousingWire’s April 12 “Housing News” podcast. Interviewed by HousingWire Editor in Chief Sarah Wheeler, Johnson explained the unique role that private mortgage insurers have played in helping low down payment borrowers, and how the industry was well-positioned in 2020 due in part to reforms the industry had implemented following the 2008 financial crisis. She also outlined four essential principles lawmakers and regulators should consider around housing finance reform, including enhancing access to mortgage finance credit while protecting taxpayers and promoting stability in the system. Listen here.

Podcast: President Lindsey Johnson on ‘Engage with Andy Busch’

USMI President Lindsey Johnson appeared on the ‘Engage with Andy Busch’ podcast to discuss the current state of housing, how the mortgage market is structured and how the private sector provides a backstop. They also cover the GSEs, what happened to them in 2008, what conservatorship looks like, and what are the potential changes coming for FNMA and Freddie Mac.


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