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5 Jul 2016, 3:08 pm by Howard S. Altarescu
On June 29, 2016, the Federal Housing Finance Agency published a report outlining its perspective on the credit risk transfer programs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as well as providing an overview of upfront CRT transaction structures. [read post]
10 Jul 2020, 8:29 am by Ashley Halvorsen
  On June 29, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) provided additional protections for owners and renters of multifamily properties by allowing servicers to extend existing forbearance agreements for up to three months, for a total forbearance of up to six months for multifamily property owners with loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. [read post]
21 Nov 2017, 7:12 am by Eric Tsai
Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that federal laws exempting federal entities from state and local taxation do not apply when the transfer tax is charged to a private buyer who purchases real estate from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). [read post]
20 Jun 2016, 3:05 pm by Mickey J. Lee
In a putative class action alleging failure to timely record satisfactions of mortgages, the Supreme Court of Ohio recently held that a cease-and-desist order issued by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) did not preclude the trial court from exercising jurisdiction under the federal statute governing judicial review […]Mickey J. [read post]
1 Oct 2019, 7:09 am by Scott H. Kimpel
On September 19, 2019, the House of Representatives by voice vote approved H.R. 2613, a bipartisan bill entitled the “Advancing Innovation to Assist Law Enforcement Act. [read post]
24 Jan 2019, 6:37 am by Ezra Rosser
The Article considers challenges to this proposal related to lack of state housing agency autonomy, federal framework limitations, land costs, and local political opposition and, in each case, offers a variety of responses. [read post]
16 May 2013, 6:43 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
 TRIBAL FINANCING Indian tribes and wholly-owned tribal corporations chartered under Federal law are not subject to Federal income taxes. [read post]
20 Jan 2015, 8:51 am by WIMS
Roads, Ports and Drinking Water Systems Through Innovative Financing - The Obama Administration is announcing new steps that federal agencies are taking to bring private sector capital and expertise to bear on improving our nation's roads, bridges, and broadband networks; and including investing in Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure through a new Water Finance Center at U.S. [read post]
25 Dec 2011, 1:00 am
This comes on the heels of the Federal Housing Finance Agency's plan to allow Chapter 13 bankrupt to enter modifications and attempt to reduce their principle balances. [read post]
On August 28, 2013, a consortium of U.S. banking, housing and securities regulators (the “Agencies”) [1] re-proposed the joint regulations (the “Re-Proposed Rules”), to implement Section 15G of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. [read post]
9 Sep 2011, 12:00 am by Mima Mohammed
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) sued seventeen banks for loan misrepresentation in connection with subprime securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. [read post]
18 May 2020, 10:41 am by Charlie McDonald
  On April 23, the Federal Housing Finance Agency issued a supervisory letter addressed to Federal Home Loan Banks’ (“FHLBanks”) presidents advising them that FHLBanks may accept Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans as collateral for advances made to member banks, subject to certain member-related conditions and loan-related discounts, caps and limits. [read post]
23 Jan 2017, 2:45 pm by Michael Sugarman
  On January 18, 2017, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (the “FHFA“) announced its request for public comment on (i) proposed chattel loan pilot initiatives for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and (ii) the expectations and evaluation criteria the FHFA should use in relation to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s effectiveness in fulfilling its duty to assist very low, low and moderate income families in the manufactured housing,… [read post]
31 Aug 2015, 1:15 pm by Thomas Kidera
On August 21, 2015, Judge Alvin Thompson of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut denied Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC’s (“RBS”) motion for summary judgment as to claims brought by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (“FHFA”) alleging that RBS made misleading statements in connection with $32.1 billion in RMBS that it had sold between 2005 and 2008. [read post]
16 Dec 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
“Like other federal agencies, the SEC has long been good at publicizing its initial accusations of wrongdoing …not so good at letting the public know when those accusations turn out to be unfounded or an overreach” [Russell Ryan via Bainbridge, more on SEC press releases on enforcement actions] A market with next to no entry: “If Primary Bank, Mr. [read post]
19 Apr 2011, 11:29 am by admin
Starting today, Florida homeowners facing foreclosure can apply for federal assistance via the Housing Finance Agency Innovation Fund.  [read post]
8 Apr 2014, 7:14 am by Editorial Board
On March 26, Bank of America and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, announced a settlement of FHFA’s RMBS-related suits against the Bank. [read post]
16 Sep 2013, 9:44 am by Editorial Board
District Court for the Central District of California entered an order dismissing with prejudice the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s claims against UBS Securities Inc. pursuant to a settlement agreement between the parties. [read post]
31 Mar 2010, 6:16 am by Chris Cheatham
The critics of the White House's PACE program are opposed to the first-lien rights:   "Alfred Pollard, general counsel for the mortgage companies' regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, said he was worried about the problems that a first-lien, or first-in-line, loan could create. [read post]
20 Jul 2020, 9:05 pm by Bernard W. Bell
Given the current political polarization, the manner of nominating and confirming officials to multi-member bodies, and the considerable powers that many commission and board chairs hold, some agencies—such as the Federal Reserve, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Communication Commission—appear to be largely run by individual chairpersons of their commissions or boards. [read post]