May 18, 2022
Blog: Eyes on the FHA

As one arm of the federal government attempts to cool inflation and home price appreciation, another risks making things worse.

May 13, 2022
Blog: Do the math – Buying a home now is possible

With record low housing supply and high inflation contributing to skyrocketing home prices, the barriers to owning a home may seem insurmountable.

April 15, 2022
Blog: Mortgage Insurance Levels the Playing Field

As we kickoff Financial Literacy Month, we want to take a step back and look at the critical role mortgage insurance (MI) plays in leveling the homebuying playing field.

March 30, 2022
Blog: Celebrating Women’s History Month – Q&A with Prominent Housing Leaders

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, USMI spoke to prominent leaders in the housing finance industry to discuss their important contributions and some of the most pressing issues facing the industry today.

March 30, 2022
Blog: Q&A with Faith Schwartz of Housing Finance Strategies

As part of USMI’s Q&A series celebrating prominent women leaders in housing finance, Faith shared advice to others in this space, her thoughts on how the industry can ensure the unique borrowing needs of women, and how the industry can grow to ensure diverse representation at all levels.

March 30, 2022
Blog: Q&A with Paula C. Maggio of MGIC

As part of USMI’s Q&A series celebrating prominent women leaders in housing finance, Paula shared advice to others in this space, her thoughts on how the industry can ensure the unique borrowing needs of women, and how the industry can grow to ensure diverse representation at all levels.

March 30, 2022
Blog: Q&A with Debra Still of Pulte Financial Services

As part of USMI’s Q&A series celebrating prominent women leaders in housing finance, Debra shared advice to others in this space, her thoughts on how the industry can ensure the unique borrowing needs of women, and how the industry can grow to ensure diverse representation at all levels.

March 30, 2022
Blog: Q&A with Meghan C. Bartholomew of Radian

As part of USMI’s Q&A series celebrating prominent women leaders in housing finance, Meghan shared advice to others in this space, her thoughts on how the industry can ensure the unique borrowing needs of women, and how the industry can grow to ensure diverse representation at all levels.

February 24, 2022
Blog: Where Housing Legislation Stands in an Election Year

As the country kicks off primary elections in the mere matter of weeks, policymakers and advocacy groups are already sizing up what can and cannot be accomplished before voters go to the polls on November 8 for the 2022 midterm election.

December 8, 2021
Blog: Addressing the Increasing Costs of Homeownership

Buying a home is the largest single investment most Americans will make, but during the last few […]

July 27, 2021
Blog: Affordability and Supply Among Top Homebuying Challenges

The lack of affordable housing continues to be a focal point for the mortgage finance community as […]

July 19, 2021
Blog: Washington Focuses on Infrastructure and Equity with an Eye Toward Homeownership

At the midpoint of the first session of the 117th Congress, policymakers are shifting their focus from […]