Member Spotlight: Q&A with Brad Shuster of National MI

January 11, 2022

USMI’s member spotlight series focuses on how the private mortgage insurance (MI) industry works to address several critical issues within the housing finance system, including expanding access to affordable mortgage credit for first-time and minority homebuyers, protecting taxpayers from mortgage … Continued

USMI STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF SANDRA THOMPSON AS FHFA DIRECTOR

December 15, 2021

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of the U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on President Biden’s intent to nominate Sandra Thompson for Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director: “USMI and our member companies welcome President Biden’s nomination of … Continued

USMI ROUNDUP: DEVELOPMENTS IN HOUSING FINANCE

December 10, 2021

With the recent passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, Congress has moved onto the Build Back Better Act, which includes approximately $170 billion in funding for housing initiatives. On December 1, a bill was introduced in the House to make … Continued

Addressing the Increasing Costs of Homeownership

December 8, 2021

Buying a home is the largest single investment most Americans will make, but during the last few years, that dream has become increasingly unreachable for a significant portion of the population as the housing market experiences strong home price appreciation … Continued

USMI STATEMENT ON INTRODUCTION OF THE MIDDLE CLASS MORTGAGE INSURANCE PREMIUM ACT OF 2021

December 1, 2021

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), released the following statement on the introduction of The Middle Class Mortgage Insurance Premium Act of 2021 sponsored by Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Vern Buchanan (R-FL): “Making permanent the … Continued

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