USMI Member Spotlight: Q&A with Tim Mattke of MGIC

April 16, 2021

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 risk … Continued

Q&A with National MI CEO Claudia Merkle on Record-Setting Year for Private MI

March 25, 2021

The private mortgage insurance (MI) industry helped over 2 million low down payment borrowers secure mortgage financing in 2020, a 53 percent increase from the previous year. The industry also supported $600 billion in mortgage originations. USMI President Lindsey Johnson sat down with National … Continued

Celebrating Black History Month: Q&A with Alanna McCargo, Senior Advisor at HUD

February 26, 2021

To conclude our series celebrating Black History Month, USMI caught up with Alanna McCargo, Senior Advisor for Housing Finance at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). McCargo discusses her work and perspectives on the goal of increasing Black … Continued

Celebrating Black History Month: Q&A with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver

February 26, 2021

In our series celebrating Black History Month, USMI had the honor to speak with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 2005 who serves on the House Financial Services Committee and chairs the Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance. Congressman Cleaver shared with USMI … Continued

Celebrating Black History Month: Q&A with Lisa Rice, President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance

February 24, 2021

In our ongoing celebration of Black History Month, USMI reached out to prominent leaders in the housing finance and mortgage industries to discuss their work and perspectives on the goal of increasing Black homeownership in America. While homeownership has risen … Continued

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