TITLE

Why GSE REFORM MATTERS

AUTHOR(S)
WALKER, WILLY
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Mortgage Banking;Feb2013, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the reform of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (Freddie Mac), the U.S. government sponsored enterprises (GSEs). It mentions that the implications of reform are necessary for multifamily housing in the housing market. It also mentions the need of the reform for the resolution coservatorship in the housing market.
ACCESSION #
85487031

 

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