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October 15, 2014

Survey Shows Lenders Believe New Regulations Have Had "Significant" Impact on Their Business


by Li-Ning Huang
Senior Manager, Business Strategy, Economic and Strategic Research

Li-Ning Huang

The mortgage industry has faced several significant regulatory changes in recent years. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, the Federal Reserve, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation all have issued new rules and regulations that affect the mortgage industry.

Given the large amount of discussion in the mortgage industry about increased regulations, Fannie Mae's Economic and Strategic Research Group surveyed senior mortgage executives ...Read more »

October 14, 2014

The Return of Private Capital


by Gerry Flood
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic and Strategic Research

Gerry Flood

In the wake of the housing crisis, there has been much focus on private capital and its role in the mortgage market, as policymakers and market experts have called for greater private capital investment in the market.

In this edition of Housing Insights from Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group, we examine the level of private capital participation in the mortgage market following the financial and housing crisis...Read more »

September 30, 2014

Young-Adult Housing Demand Continues to Slide, But Young Homeowners Experience Vastly Improved Affordability


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by Patrick Simmons
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic and Strategic Research
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September 11, 2014

Transforming Multifamily Housing: Fannie Mae's Green Initiative and ENERGY STAR® for Multifamily


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by Chrissa Pagitsas
Director, Fannie Mae Multifamily Green Initiative
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August 27, 2014

Top Questions Lenders Are Asking About Servicing Rights and Execution Options


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by Stephen Pawlowski
Senior Vice President for Business Solution Initiatives, Single-Family Mortgage Business
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Archive
December 23, 2013

Research Papers Analyze Key Aspects of Multifamily Mortgage Market

by Jeffery Hayward
Senior Vice President, Multifamily Mortgage Business
December 9, 2013

An Uneven Recovery in Household Wealth

by Doug Duncan
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist
December 5, 2013

Deconsolidation in the Primary Mortgage Market: A Temporary or Structural Trend?

by Gerry Flood
Director, Strategic Planning, Economic & Strategic Research
November 26, 2013

ELMORE Assists Struggling Florida Homeowners with their Reverse Mortgages

by Joy Cianci
Senior Vice President of Making Home Affordable® and Foreclosure Prevention
November 27, 2012

Mortgage Borrowers May Be Leaving Money on the Table by Using Less Effective Mortgage Shopping Strategies

by Steve Deggendorf
Director, Economic & Strategic Research
November 15, 2012

Rental Resurgence Marked by Single-Family Expansion and Diverging Affordability Trends for Owners and Renters

by Patrick Simmons
Director, Strategic Planning for Economic & Strategic Research Group
November 9, 2012

Fannie Mae Supports Our Military

by Bill Cleary
Vice President for Credit Portfolio Strategies
November 7, 2012

Helping the Homeless in Communities Across the Country

by Rosie Allen Herring
Community Investments & Engagement