News & Events

USMI LETTER TO THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON TAXATION TO MAKE MI TAX DEDUCTION PERMANENT & ELIMINATE AGI PHASE OUT

May 17, 2021

On April 16, USMI sent a letter to the Joint Committee on Taxation in response to the legislative proposal to make permanent the Mortgage Insurance Premium Deduction and to eliminate the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) phase out. In the letter, … Continued

USMI Roundup: Developments in Housing Finance

April 23, 2021

We are well into Spring and there continues to be numerous developments in housing finance. April is Financial Literacy Month, so U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) has been hard at work highlighting the unique role private mortgage insurance (MI) plays in … Continued

USMI Member Spotlight: Q&A with Tim Mattke of MGIC

April 16, 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

Record-Setting Year: Private Mortgage Insurers Helped Over 2 Million Low Down Payment Borrowers in 2020

March 25, 2021

Industry supported $600 billion in mortgage originations for new home purchases and refinance loans   WASHINGTON — U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), the association representing the nation’s leading private mortgage insurance (MI) companies, today announced the industry helped over 2 million low down payment borrowers secure mortgage financing … Continued

Q&A with National MI CEO Claudia Merkle on Record-Setting Year for Private MI

March 25, 2021

The private mortgage insurance (MI) industry helped over 2 million low down payment borrowers secure mortgage financing in 2020, a 53 percent increase from the previous year. The industry also supported $600 billion in mortgage originations. USMI President Lindsey Johnson sat down with National … Continued

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