House Committee approves slate of mortgage, housing reforms

On the Senate side of Capitol Hill, the Senate Finance Committee is in the process of marking up its own version of tax reform this week. Although the Finance Committee’s approach is similar to the House approach in some respects, it is quite different in others. For example, while the House bill would permanently reduce the tax rates.

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that would impose sweeping changes on the mortgage industry, including minimum standards for approving.

Committee Approves FHA Reform Act. f t # e. Washington, DC, April 27, 2010 Today, the House Financial Services Committee approved legislation to ensure that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) remains viable and continues its mission of insuring mortgage loans..

Our housing pro, Katy O’Donnell, reports that there won’t be much meat to it – expect a longer version of the section on GSEs in the summer 2018 OMB government reform plan. policy proposal from.

The House Committee on financial services thursday held a hearing, titled A Failure to Act: How a Decade Without GSE Reform Has Once Again Put Taxpayers at Risk, to review the 10 years since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSEs) were placed under government conservatorship.NCSHA released a statement to comment on some of the issues raised during the hearing.

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On November 9, the House Ways and Means Committee ordered reported a tax reform bill, H.R. 1, the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act." The bill was approved on a party -line vote of 24 to 16 and now moves to consideration by the full House of Representatives. This report provides initial observations and analysis on H.R. 1, as approved by Ways and Means.

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Three years after the Dodd-Frank Act failed to address the need for housing finance reform and end the record taxpayer-funded bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Financial Services Committee.

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Congress may now finally be gearing up to reform government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Senate Banking Committee. among mortgage guarantors, and promote access to affordable.

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The recent bond market volatility already prompted Fannie Mae to revise its outlook for mortgage rates, while housing experts are also concerned about how recent. 10-year market and the secondary market as well," Weinberg said.. loan size and credit score," said Fannie Mae Deputy Chief.

The Committee on Oversight and Reform is the main investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives.. The committee’s broad jurisdiction and legislative authority make it one of the most influential and powerful panels in the House. Its chairman is one of only three in the House with the authority to issue subpoenas without a committee vote or consultation with the ranking.