Announcements & Statements

National Survey Confirms Low Housing Supply and Lack of Affordable Housing Among Biggest Homebuying Challenges for Minorities and Americans Overall

June 21, 2021

2021 National Homeownership Market Survey Also Finds Most Americans Don’t Understand Availability of Low Down Payment Mortgage Options WASHINGTON — U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) today released its 2021 National Homeownership Market Survey that finds nearly 7 in 10 (69 percent) … Continued

New Report: Home Loans Backed by Private Mortgage Insurance Increased 53 Percent in 2020, Allowing More Borrowers to Access Homeownership Three Times Sooner

June 2, 2021

Texas, California, Florida, Illinois, and Michigan among top states for mortgage financing with private MI WASHINGTON — U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), the association representing the nation’s leading private mortgage insurance (MI) companies, today released its annual report on mortgage financing … Continued

USMI STATEMENT ON HUD’S DECISION TO MAINTAIN CURRENT PRICING OF FHA MORTGAGE INSURANCE PREMIUMS

March 31, 2021

WASHINGTON—Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), released the following statement on the announcement by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will maintain its current pricing of mortgage … 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

USMI STATEMENT ON BIPARTISAN SENATE CONFIRMATION OF MARCIA FUDGE AS HUD SECRETARY

March 10, 2021

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), issued the following statement on the confirmation of Marcia Fudge by the United States Senate to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): “In HUD Secretary … Continued

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