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Letters to Congress

Title Recipient Date
116th Congress 03/26/20
Congress 03/09/20
Congress, Administration 09/05/18
U.S. Senate 07/12/18
Representative Tenney 09/06/17

Letters to Regulators

Title Recipient Date
FHFA 04/19/21
Treasury, FHFA 04/06/21
CFPB 04/05/21
HUD 03/11/21
FHFA 03/09/21

Testimony

Title Committee Presenter Date
Senate Banking Committee Written Statement 09/10/19
Senate Banking Committee Written Statement 03/26/19
House Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Samuel A. Vallandingham 10/25/17
Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Jack E. Hopkins 07/20/17
Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Written Statement 06/29/17

Related News

ICBA: GSE liquidity plan aligns with capital framework

ICBA said it agrees with the Federal Housing Finance Agency's approach to proposed liquidity requirements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Background: The FHFA's proposal follows an approach similar to the liquidity requirements for Systemically Important Financial Institutions, adhering to the Basel III construct with a mandated liquidity coverage ratio, liquidity buffers, and net stable funding ratio.

Comments: Citing the proposal's alignment with the FHFA's regulatory capital framework issued in November, ICBA said it supports robust GSE capital liquidity requirements that balance safety and soundness, taxpayer protection, housing market liquidity, current economic conditions. Read ICBA letter.