September 29, 2022
Blog: Q&A with Luis Padilla, NAHREP® President

Luis C. Padilla is the President of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® (NAHREP), a nonprofit trade association dedicated to advancing sustainable homeownership for the Hispanic community in America.

September 29, 2022
Blog: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – Q&A with Prominent Housing Leaders

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage 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 Hispanic homeownership in America.

September 21, 2022
Blog: Growing Hispanic Homeownership – A Promise or an Unreachable Goal?

Hispanic homeownership has steadily grown for seven consecutive years, and it is predicted that Hispanic households will account for 70% of homeownership growth over the next 20 years.

September 21, 2022
Blog: El aumento de propietarios hispanos de viviendas – ¿Una promesa o a una meta inalcanzable?

El número de hogares hispanos ha crecido firmemente durante los últimos 7 años consecutivos y se pronostica que representarán el 70% del crecimiento de la propiedad de vivienda en los próximos 20 años.

July 29, 2022
Newsletter: July 2022

We are in the midst of DC’s summer heat, and housing policy remains a hot topic ahead of the August congressional recess.

July 22, 2022
Letter: Statement to Senate Finance Committee Hearing, “The Role of Tax Incentives in Affordable Housing”

USMI submitted a statement for the record to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance for its July 20 hearing, “The Role of Tax Incentives in Affordable Housing.”

July 22, 2022
Letter: Statement to House Committee on Ways and Means’ Hearing, “Nowhere to Live: Profits, Disinvestment, and the American Housing Crisis”

USMI submitted a statement for the record to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for its July 13, 2022 hearing, “Nowhere to Live: Profits, Disinvestment, and the American Housing Crisis.”

July 13, 2022
Message from the Chairman: Private Mortgage Insurance – Serving the U.S. Housing Finance System for Over 65 Years

For just over a month now I have had the privilege to serve again as Chairman of USMI. I was proud to have played a role in founding this organization and watching its development over nearly a decade. Coming into this role after several years of public service at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)…

June 9, 2022
Statement: FHFA’s Release of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s “Equitable Housing Finance Plans for 2022-2024”

Adolfo Marzol, Chairman of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) public release of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s “Equitable Housing Finance Plans for 2022-2024,” which outline the government-sponsored enterprises’ (GSEs) proposed actions over the next three years to advance equity in housing finance.

June 3, 2022
Newsletter: June 2022

June is here, and that means it’s National Homeownership Month!

June 2, 2022
Press Release: USMI Names Essent’s Adolfo Marzol as Chairman of the Board

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), the association representing the nation’s leading private mortgage insurance (MI) companies, today announced that Adolfo Marzol will serve as the association’s new Chairman of the Board.

June 1, 2022
Press Release: Texas Ranks #1 in the U.S. for Low Down Payment Mortgage Lending in 2021

Over 148,000 in the state turned to private mortgage insurance to achieve homeownership, saving for a 20% down payment could take Texans 13 years.