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Top Homebuying Challenges: Affordability and Supply

July 27, 2021

The lack of affordable housing continues to be a focal point for the mortgage finance community as low- to-moderate income (LMI) and first-time homebuyers continue to report challenges in buying starter homes. In fact, today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency … Continued

USMI Joins Coalition Letter to Infrastructure Bipartisan Senate Group on Usage of G-Fees

July 26, 2021

USMI joined a coalition of other housing finance organizations, including National Association of REALTORS® and National Housing Conference, in sending a letter to the bipartisan Senate group negotiating infrastructure framework. In this letter, the coalition requested that lawmakers refrain from … Continued

Member Spotlight: Q&A with Rohit Gupta of Enact

July 20, 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

Washington Focuses on Infrastructure and Equity with an Eye Toward Homeownership

July 19, 2021

At the midpoint of the first session of the 117th Congress, policymakers are shifting their focus from the COVID-19 recovery to other priorities on the horizon, chiefly infrastructure, and proposed changes to the tax code to fund investments. Congressional Democrats … Continued

USMI STATEMENT ON NOMINATION OF JULIA GORDON TO SERVE AS FHA COMMISSIONER

June 28, 2021

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), issued the following statement on the White House’s nomination of Julia Gordon to serve as Assistant Secretary for Housing, Federal Housing Commissioner, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): “USMI … Continued

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