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USMI Roundup: Developments in Housing Finance

July 30, 2021

As the August recess approaches, there have been several notable developments in the housing finance industry. Policymakers and industry leaders continue to focus on top priorities including new homeowner protections, the bipartisan infrastructure deal, housing affordability and supply, and down … Continued

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

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