News & Events

Celebrating Black History Month: Q&A with Phyllis Caldwell, former Treasury official

February 19, 2021

As we celebrate 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 over the … Continued


February 11, 2021

USMI President Lindsey Johnson appeared on the Natixis Insights podcast with Susan Olson to discuss housing finance reform and possible changes under the Biden administration. Listen here.

USMI Roundup: Developments in Housing Finance

February 5, 2021

2021 is off to a quick start as the Biden administration has made housing policy a key focus during its first month in office. U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) is ready to work with the new administration and Congress to advance … Continued

2021: Democrats Driving the Agenda

February 5, 2021

By Brendan Kihn, Government Relations Director of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) With the New Year came both a new Administration and a new Senate majority. Having held the House, winning back the White House, and securing the January elections in … Continued

Op-ed: We must increase access to affordable mortgages for minority borrowers

January 30, 2021

By: Lindsey Johnson Homeownership has been on the rise over the past few years even during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a deeper look at who is able to become a homeowner reveals significant racial and economic gaps. With a growing … Continued

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