FHFA to Re-Propose Enterprise Capital Rule in 2020

A year after proposing regulations on capital requirements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Finance Agency yesterday said it plans to re-propose the entire regulation some time in 2020.

Commercial-Multifamily Briefs

Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., priced a K-C Series offering of Structured Pass-Through “K Certificate” multifamily mortgage-backed securities.

People in the News

The Mortgage Bankers Association promoted Rob Van Raaphorst to Vice President of Communications, responsible for shaping the Association’s overall public affairs strategy as well as overseeing all aspects of media relations, member communications and video content development.

Homeowners Today Staying in Homes Five Years Longer Than in 2010

Redfin, Seattle, said the typical American homeowner has spent 13 years in their home, up from eight years in 2010. Median home tenure increased in all 55 metros Redfin analyzed, leading to decreased inventory available for first-time home buyers in many places.

FHFA Issues RFI on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac UMBS Pooling Practices

The Federal Housing Finance Agency yesterday issued a Request for Input about Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s pooling practices for the formation of “To-Be-Announced”-eligible Uniform Mortgage-Backed Securities.