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USMI Roundup: Developments in Housing Finance

October 30, 2020

October has been a busy month in housing finance. Last week, USMI issued a new report on the strength and resiliency of the private mortgage insurance (MI) industry. The report highlights regulatory and industry-led reforms since the 2008 financial crisis … Continued


October 27, 2020

USMI President Lindsey Johnson appeared on the Main Street Finance podcast and discussed the benefits of private mortgage insurance and how it supports home-ready buyers to get in their home sooner. Listen here.

Capital Alone Is Not Comprehensive Housing Finance Reform: More Administrative Actions are Required & FHFA’s Re-Proposed Capital Framework Should be Modified

October 27, 2020

Since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the “GSEs”) entered conservatorship in 2008, federal policymakers and industry professionals have debated their future role in the housing finance system, as well as what reforms are appropriate and necessary to put the GSEs … Continued

New USMI Report, “Private Mortgage Insurance: Stronger and More Resilient”

October 21, 2020

Over 10 Years of Reforms and Continued Evolution Make Private Mortgage Insurers Stronger and More Resilient Industry has facilitated affordable, low down payment mortgages for over 33 million households, contributing to a more stable housing finance market WASHINGTON — U.S. Mortgage Insurers … Continued

USMI Comment Letter on FHFA Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2021-2024

October 8, 2020

October 5, 2020 Dr. Mark A. CalabriaDirectorFederal Housing Finance AgencyConstitution Center400 7th Street SWWashington, DC 20219 Dear Director Calabria: U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) represents America’s leading providers of private mortgage insurance (MI) and our members are dedicated to a strong … Continued

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