The Other Fannie and Freddie Lawsuit

Griffith, John; Jakabovics, Andrew
November 2014
Nationalmortgagenews.com;11/4/2014, p10
The article focuses on the funding obligation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to affordable housing programs. A lawsuit from a group of Wall Street investors that was dismissed by a federal judge is mentioned. It notes that the investors claims that the decision of the U.S. government to sweep the profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac violated the rights of the shareholders.


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