January 19, 2023
Press Release: Statement on FHFA’s Announcement of Additional Updates to Upfront GSE Pricing

Statement on Federal Housing Finance Agency’s announcements to further adjust the government-sponsored enterprises’ (GSEs or Enterprises), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, upfront fees for certain loan purposes and risk attributes.

December 21, 2022
Press Release: Statement on FHFA’s Final Rule for New GSE Products and Activities

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) issued the following statement on the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Final Rule for New Enterprise Products and Activities.

December 14, 2022
Press Release: USMI Names Seth Appleton as President

U.S. Mortgage Insurers today announced that Seth Appleton will serve as the association’s new President starting in January 2023.

December 2, 2022
Newsletter: December 2022

As we wind down towards the end of the year, U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) has been working hard to ensure first-time homebuyers continue to have access to affordable housing.

November 17, 2022
Letter: Joint Trades Letter to House Ways and Means Committee in Support of MI Tax Deduction

USMI joined a coalition of housing finance organizations in sending a letter to the House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal.

November 17, 2022
Letter: Joint Trades Letter to Senate Finance Committee in Support of MI Tax Deduction

USMI joined a coalition of housing finance organizations in sending a letter to the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden.

November 15, 2022
Statement: FHA’s 2022 Annual Financial Report to Congress

USMI issued the following statement on the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) release of its Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report to Congress on the financial status of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF).

October 25, 2022
Statement: FHFA’s Announcements Regarding GSE Pricing, Credit Scores and Appraisal Data

USMI issued the following statement on the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) announcements.

October 14, 2022
Blog: Q&A with Brian Montgomery, former Deputy Secretary of HUD

Brian Montgomery is Chairman and Founding Partner of Gate House Strategies, LLC. He served as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) until January 2021.

October 12, 2022
Blog: Q&A with Senator Bob Menendez

Senator Bob Menendez grew up the son of Cuban immigrants in a tenement building in Union City and has risen to become one of 100 United States Senators.

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.