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USMI Welcomes Effort to Increase Reliance on Private Capital In Housing Finance

May 21, 2015

USMI delivered the following letter to members of the Senate Banking Committee:

USMI STATEMENT ON FINAL MORTGAGE INSURER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (PMIERs)

April 17, 2015

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) published final revised Private Mortgage Insurer Eligibility Requirements (“PMIERs”), which set the requirements that private Mortgage Insurers (MIs) must meet to be eligible to insure loans acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the “GSEs”).

USMI Responds to Basel Committee Credit Risk Proposal

March 31, 2015

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) today submitted a response to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s proposal, Revisions to the Standardised Approach for credit risk

The Hill: FHA and the need to strike the right balance for taxpayers

March 11, 2015

The recent decision by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to lower annual mortgage insurance premiums has generated an important discussion in Washington about the roles of government and private capital in supporting homeownership, while at the same time protecting taxpayers.

RECAP: USMI Testifies on the Roles of Private MI and FHA

March 11, 2015

The recent decision by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to lower annual mortgage insurance premiums has renewed the debate about the complementary roles of private Mortgage Insurance (MI) and the FHA government mortgage insurance program.

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