Housing Finance Reform

White Papers 

Federal Housing Finance Agency Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform
, Jan. 16, 2018

Draft Corker-Warner Bill, Version 29, with Josh Rosner comments

Towards a New Secondary Mortgage Market, Milken Institute, Michael Bright and Ed DeMarco, September 2016

GSE Reform: Creating a Sustainable, More Vibrant Secondary Mortgage Market, Mortgage Bankers Association

GSE Reform Principles and Guardrails, Mortgage Bankers Association

A More Promising Road to GSE Reform, Urban Institute, Jim Parrott, Lewis Ranieri, Gene Sperling, Mark Zandi, and Barry Zigas, March 2016

FHFA’s Administrative Reform of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Housing Finance System, Congressional Research Service, May 23, 2016

Normalizing the Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet and Its Impact on the MBS Market, Urban Institute, Laurie Goodman and Bing Bai, November 2017

“The Future of Fannie and Freddie,” American Affairs Journal, Dean Barker, Volume II, Number 1, Spring 2018


GSE Report Supplements

Federal District Court Dismisses GSE Shareholders’ Challenge to Net Worth Sweeps
, 10/02/14

Reforming the U.S. Housing Finance System, 04/03/13

A Closer Look at the Debate Over Principal Forgiveness at Fannie and Freddie, 04/05/12

QE2: The Federal Reserve Board’s Last Ditch Effort to Prevent Deflation, 11/24/10

Federal Government Stabilization Efforts, 08/28/09

Federal Housing Programs, 08/08/09

GSE REFORM: A Comparison of Current Law, H.R. 1427 (as passed by the U.S. House of Representatives), S. 1100 (as introduced in the U.S. Senate) and Banking Law, 06/26/07

An Analysis of December GSE Reform Compromise Proposal, 01/05/07

Report of the Special Examination of Fannie Mae: The Company Unmasked, 06/01/06

The Rudman Report: Findings and Analysis, 05/21/05

GSE Side-by-Side with Comments, 11/28/05

Analysis of H.R. 1461 Including Chairman Oxley’s Manager Amendment, 10/26/05

H.R. 1461 and S. 190: A Checklist of Important Issues, 08/17/05

Editorials and Commentaries about Freddie Mac’s Accounting Scandal, 07/26/03

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac—Lords of the Manor, 09/26/01

International Fear of GSEs: European Beginning to Mobile, 09/26/01

Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s Unaffordable Housing Goals, 06/26/01

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Systemic Risk, 04/26/01

Making Sense Out of S&P’s GSE Ratings, 03/26/01

First Attempt to Enhance GSE Safety and Soundness: Dangerous Placebo, 07/26/00

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Doing Well By Doing Good?, 07/26/00

GSE Debt: Our National Liability? , 03/26/00

Foreclosing Housing’s Future, 02/26/00

Erecting the Tollbooths on the Information Super Highway, 01/26/00

Highlights of 2nc AEI Conference on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, 09/26/99

GSEs’ Liabilities Mount as Federal Budget Deficit Declines, 08/26/99

Consumers, Taxpayers and Industry at Risk: The Duopoly Danger Posed by Government-Sponsored Enterprises, 07/26/99

GSEs’ Liabilities Mount as Federal Budget Deficit Declines, 06/26/99

GSE Duopoly Powers Threatens Private Financial Companies, 06/26/99

Taxpayers vs. Fannie Mae, 05/26/99

GSE Expansion into Subprime and Home Equity Lending: Private Gain at Public Cost, 03/26/99