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USMI Roundup: Developments in Housing Finance

March 5, 2021

It’s hard to believe there’s only 15 days until the first day of Spring 2021—a time that marks, for most years, the start of the busiest homebuying season. As the Biden Administration has filled more of its key positions, policymakers … Continued

Celebrating Black History Month: Q&A with Alanna McCargo, Senior Advisor at HUD

February 26, 2021

To conclude our series celebrating Black History Month, USMI caught up with Alanna McCargo, Senior Advisor for Housing Finance at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). McCargo discusses her work and perspectives on the goal of increasing Black … Continued

Celebrating Black History Month: Q&A with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver

February 26, 2021

In our series celebrating Black History Month, USMI had the honor to speak with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 2005 who serves on the House Financial Services Committee and chairs the Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance. Congressman Cleaver shared with USMI … Continued

USMI Comment Letter on FHFA RFI on Appraisal-Related Policies

February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021 The Honorable Mark A. CalabriaDirector Federal Housing Finance Agency400 7th Street SW Washington, DC 20019 Dear Director Calabria: On behalf of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) and our member companies, we appreciate the opportunity to provide feedback on … Continued

Celebrating Black History Month: Q&A with Lisa Rice, President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance

February 24, 2021

In our ongoing celebration of Black History 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 Black homeownership in America. While homeownership has risen … Continued

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