Brief GSE Reform Is Dead – Long Live GSE Reform!
Jim Parrott, Mark M. Zandi
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As it becomes apparent that the 115th Congress will not pass legislation to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the authors describe the path the current administration will likely take to reform the government-sponsored enterprises administratively. They explain the perils posed by this path, including a possibly serious disruption to the housing and mortgage markets, and recommend an alternative course for reform.

Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being Housing finance Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Asset and debts Housing markets Housing and the economy Single-family finance Agency securitization Credit availability Housing finance reform Homeownership Nonagency securitization Financial products and services Housing affordability Finance
Policy Centers Housing Finance Policy Center