December 8, 2023
Article: Stronger Boundaries Needed For FHA/GSEs, USMI Says

An IMF article from December 7 titled, “USMI Leader Calls for Coordination on Housing Policy,” focused on USMI President Seth Appleton’s testimony at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on housing affordability.

December 6, 2023
Testimony: USMI Testifies on Housing Affordability: Governmental Barriers and Market-Based Solutions

Seth Appleton, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), testified on December 6, 2023, before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance.

May 13, 2022
Letter: Joint Trades Letter on Enterprise Credit Score Model Framework

USMI submitted a comment letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) in regards to the implementation of Section 310 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act of 2018 (“the Act”).

March 28, 2022
Letter: Comments on FHFA’s 2022-2026 Strategic Plan

On March 11, 2022, USMI submitted a comment letter to Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Acting Director Sandra Thompson on the Agency’s draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2022-2026.

November 15, 2021
Statement: FHA’s 2021 Annual Financial Report to Congress

WASHINGTON— Lindsey Johnson, President of the U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), released the following statement on the Federal […]

October 6, 2021
Letter: Comments on CFPB’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Qualified Mortgage Definition

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today released the following statement on the […]

August 9, 2021
Letter: Major Housing Industry Trades and Homeownership Advocates on Tax Treatment of MI Premiums

USMI joined a coalition of housing finance organizations including the Mortgage Bankers Association, National Association of Home […]

July 26, 2021
Letter: Infrastructure Bipartisan Senate Group on Usage of G-Fees

USMI joined a coalition of other housing finance organizations, including National Association of REALTORS® and National Housing […]

June 28, 2021
Blog: Key Takeaways from National Homeownership Market Survey

On June 22, USMI released the results of its 2021 National Homeownership Market Survey. ClearPath Strategies fielded the national survey among 1,000 U.S. adults in the general population […]

June 21, 2021
Letters to Congress: MI Premium Deductibility Proposal

USMI joined Mortgage Bankers Association, National Association of Home Builders, and National Association of REALTORS® in submitting […]

June 11, 2021
Letter: Comments on Credit Risk Retention Rule

USMI joined with several other housing and finance organizations to submit a comment letter to banking and housing regulators on June 11, providing observations and recommendations with respect to the review of certain provisions of the Credit Risk Retention Rule.

May 17, 2021
Letter: To The Joint Committee On Taxation To Make MI Tax Deduction Permanent & Eliminate AGI Phase Out

On April 16, USMI sent a letter to the Joint Committee on Taxation in response to the […]