‘If not now, when?’ Fed’s Powell on GSE reform

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“I would say the post-crisis reform program has been mostly completed and has mostly been successful,” Powell said. “It’s our obligation now. that the Fed relies upon to conduct its stress tests,

Banking reform versus housing finance reform. While the Federal Reserve might not be charged with housing finance reform, it does not mean its immune from the effect of the ultimate reform options are that put in place, Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell said in a speech on Thursday at the American Enterprise Institute.

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Shown Here: Introduced in Senate (09/16/2015) Jumpstart GSE Reform Act . Prohibits the use of an increase in the guarantee fee required to be charged by the Federal national mortgage association (Fannie Mae), the Federal home loan mortgage corporation (freddie mac), or any affiliate of such organizations (enterprises) to offset an increase in outlays or a reduction in revenues for any purposes.

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OFHEO director james lockhart spoke about GSE reform and the notion of raising the conforming loan limit today at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. Lockhart said a temporary increase in the conforming loan limit "might make some sense," but only if the mortgage financiers improve the risk management of.