Housing Finance/GSEs

FHFA, Treasury allow GSEs to continue retaining earnings

Jan 15, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article
The Federal Housing Finance Agency and Treasury Department updated the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements allowing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to continue to retain earnings until they satisfy the requirements of the 2020 GSE capital rule.

ICBA backs efforts to recapitalize GSEs

Jan 14, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article
ICBA said it strongly supports Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria’s efforts to fully recapitalize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

ICBA Statement on Conservatorship of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Jan 13, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article
Independent Community Bankers of America President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued a statement on the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

ICBA: FHFA approval process should expand GSE transparency

Jan 11, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article
ICBA submitted a comment letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency on its proposed rule that outlines the process of prior approval for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac products

Letters to Congress

Congress March 9, 2020
Congress, Administration September 5, 2018

Letters to Regulators

FHFA February 26, 2021
FHFA January 8, 2021
CSBS December 30, 2020

Testimonies

Title Committee Presenter Date
Housing-Finance Reform: The Community Bank Perspective Senate Banking Committee Written Statement 09/10/19
Housing Finance: The Community Bank Perspective Senate Banking Committee Written Statement 03/26/19
Hearing: Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform House Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Samuel A. Vallandingham 10/25/17
Hearing: Housing Finance Reform: Maintaining Access for Small Lenders Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Jack E. Hopkins 07/20/17
Hearing: Principles of Housing Finance Reform Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Written Statement 06/29/17